Three Reasons You Should Scout Out A Home With A Basement Apartment

Posted on: 28 November 2016
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

Posted on: 21 October 2016
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

Posted on: 4 October 2016
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

Posted on: 26 September 2016
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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