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It's probably no surprise that nearly all buyers require financing for their home purchase. The real challenge is not so much in getting the loan as it is in finding the loan that's right for you. The time to start your loan search is before you begin looking at homes. After you've reviewed you...
There's been discussion among professionals in the real estate business for years now regarding the value of holding open houses. The National Association of REALTORS® conducted a survey last year that revealed 80 percent of buyers used the Internet for property searches, but only 42 percent vis...
You'd have to be living on another planet if you haven't heard reports of subprime mortgages and their effect on the real estate industry. If you're planning to buy a home, it's apparent that loan qualification these days is more challenging. Sellers also feel the effect from fewer qualified b...
If you're looking for a competitive edge in the sale of your home, your real estate agent may have an unexpected suggestion. Although many sellers assume that it is the responsibility of the buyers to pay for an inspection, having one performed before you even list your home can go a long way t...
Larger home inventories coupled with tougher financing requirements have made it difficult for both sellers and buyers to achieve their respective goals. In the search for creative solutions, one has recently begun catching on - Rent To Own. The advantage for buyers is that a portion of your ren...