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Is a Gated Community Right for You?

You might have seen them glamorized on TV, but gated communities aren’t just for the rich and famous. Such a neighborhood is simply a...

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What is a Multiple Offer? Mortgage Terms Explained

Have you ever heard a Realtor talk about being in a “multiple offer situation?” This means that two or more active offers exist on the...

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How Electric Vehicles are Impacting the Real Estate Industry

Whenever there is an advance in technology that changes the way we live and work, the real estate industry is always affected. It's...

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Fixer-Upper: Dream Home or Money Pit?

The residential real estate market is hot, which can be good news for sellers but harder for some aspiring buyers, due to limited...

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Buying a Home When You’re Self-Employed

Does your tax return include a Schedule C? Do you want to buy a house? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, then you’ve...

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5 Signs You’re Ready to Buy a House

Do you fall asleep to the soothing sounds of neighbors stomping across your ceiling? Do you find yourself lost in the fantastical dream...

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Homebuying Prep 101

Buying your first home is a big deal. Not only is it going to be the biggest financial decision of your life so far, but it’s also kind...

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Short Sale: A Short-Sighted Move?

Despite its name, a short sale has nothing to do with height. Instead, such a transaction is a means to take a property off the market...

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Am I Buying a House Out of my Budget?

Congrats! You’ve finally found the house. Open floorplan. Walk-in closets. Beautifully landscaped gardens with an assortment of...

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How to Buy a Home at Auction

For seasoned and savvy buyers, purchasing a home at auction can be an easy way to a good investment. Buyers beware, though, as these...

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