• Tips For Buying A Mobile Home On A Rural Land Parcel


    If you have decided that you want to downsize and buy a small mobile home located on a rural plot of land, then there are some special aspects to this purchase that you need to be aware of. In addition to the special lending rules that apply to mobile homes located outside of mobile home parks, there are many other aspects of this type of purchase that you need to be aware of.
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  • Tips For Quickly And Profitably Selling Your Single Family Home


    If your child is getting ready to start school this year and you have decided that it is time to move to a different house that is located in a better school district, then you should know there are many ways you can increase your chances of a quick and profitable sale for your current home. By properly pricing your single family homes for sale and making some small, inexpensive changes, you can obtain acceptable offers in no time.
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  • Making The Transition From Renter To Homeowner


    When you rent an apartment or other property, making the transition to homeownership can be exciting, but can come with overlooked expenses. Before you purchase a home, make sure you are financially prepared for added responsibilities. Understand The Costs Many new homeowners are focused on finding a home within their budget, the down payment, and mortgage. Unfortunately, the basic expenses associated with owning a home can rise dramatically and may surpass your budget.
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  • Three Reasons You Should Scout Out A Home With A Basement Apartment


    When you are looking at homes with your real estate agent, you may have a wish list that includes an open concept kitchen and a backyard with a pool. While you may be interested in certain features that makes your home more enjoyable, you should invest in features that will make your home liveable for a long time. Here are three reasons you should look for and invest in a home with a basement apartment.
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  • Tips For Finding A Fixer Upper


    Shopping for a fixer upper can be an excellent way to purchase more house than you could otherwise afford. Unfortunately, not all fixer uppers are created equally so it is important to know what to look for as you shop. Otherwise, you may end up investing in a money pit instead of a hidden dream home. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Check the structural integrity Everyone has heard the advice to look for a house with good bones, but what does this mean exactly?
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  • USDA Loans: Not Only For Farms


    For many people, owning a home is just a dream. Perhaps they have little to no down payment available and feel that home ownership is not in their future. For these people, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers a path to owing a home that could mean the realization of their dreams. If you are irritated with throwing away your money on rent instead of building valuable equity in a home of your own, read on to learn more about this government-sponsored program for guaranteeing mortgages.
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  • Hiring a Real-Estate Agent for Investment Property: Three Things to Consider


    Purchasing a property for investment requires different considerations than buying a new home or condo. You'll want to find a real-estate agent who understands the finer points of investment properties to help you find the right purchase for your financial goals. Here are some of the things to take into consideration when looking for a real-estate agent to help you find an investment property. Investment-Property Experience  While many real-estate agents have experience with buying and selling homes, finding an agent who specializes in investment property may help you to better meet your purchasing goals.
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  • 5 Items To Spruce Up Your New Condo


    If you have been shopping for a new condo, you know that they come in varying sizes and shapes. In order to buy the perfect condo, you must be able to visualize where all your lovely items will be. In order to do this, you might want to start gathering up some new furniture and other items for your home. No matter which condo you opt to buy, you will be able to create a lovely home for yourself and your family with five basic items.
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  • Tips For Personalizing Your Rental Home Without Upsetting Your Landlord


    One of the most common challenges that renters face is the inability to really personalize their living space by painting the walls or making other significant changes. If you've recently rented a new home, you may have asked your landlord about repainting only to be discouraged. That doesn't mean that you cannot personalize the space with more temporary measures. Here are some tips to help you make the space your own without lasting changes that will cost you your security deposit.
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  • What Do You Do When The House Of Your Dreams Is For Sale But You're In A Lease?


    Sometimes the right home just comes along at the wrong time. If you weren't intending to look at homes for sale for another year or so, but the market in your ideal residential area happens to be right or the home of your dreams is suddenly up for sale, you may have a big complication: the lease on the place you live now. Should you break your lease to buy a home?
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