Herminia Johnson

Why You Need A Real Estate Agent When Searching For A Home

Real Estate Blog

Are you searching for a home to buy but don't see the point in using a real estate agent to get the job done? If so, you'd be missing out on many of the benefits that they can provide. Here are some reasons to use a real estate agent. Real Estate Agents Are Free It's important to realize how real estate agents are paid, and there is no cost to you to use one.

23 November 2020

How To Know When To Buy Houses For Sale

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If you are in the market to sell your home and buy another, you need to know when the best time to strike is. Similar to the stock market, the real estate market has a prime time to sell and a prime time to buy. You can buy or sell any time of year, but knowing when the best time to buy a home is best for your finances and available options.

6 November 2020

Does Your Next Home Need To Be Move-In Ready?

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The term move-in ready means different things to almost everyone. What might be called move-in ready in an advertisement could turn out to be anything from pristine and new to barely habitable. Rather than trying to define move-in ready, buyers must think about what the term means to them. Read on to find out more. What Move-in Ready Might Mean to Many Buyers throw around the term move-in ready but when asked what they mean it can vary.

23 October 2020

New Homes On The Market: Which One Is Best For You?

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New homes hit the market all the time, and it's easy to be lured into any one of them because they're so new and modern in their appeal. How do you narrow down your options when looking at new homes in your area? Whether you want to buy property in an existing subdivision or you see new construction in your local school district or favorite part of town and you're interested in taking a look, ask your realtor for advice and follow these tips for locating the best new property for you among all the new homes on the market today.

6 October 2020

Three Methods To Consider If You Want To Sell Your House

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If you are at the point where you are thinking about selling your home, there is the issue of how you will go about doing this. There are many ways you can sell a house. The following are three of them, along with the advantages and disadvantages of each possibility. You can sell the house yourself This is an idea that many homeowners have, and the reason is clear. You will save money on the commission.

2 September 2020

3 Benefits of Hunting for a New House

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Home buying can be an exciting experience for a family who has been living in a rented property for a long time. Although rented homes can provide comfort, there are usually rules to follow and limitations when it comes to interior design. For instance, tenants are not usually allowed to demolish walls or make major changes to a house that is being rented from someone else. A concern of home buying should be how old the house is, as the age of the property can play a role in how many hidden problems it might have.

4 March 2020

Home Purchase Down Payment

Real Estate Blog

If you are in the market for buying a home, then one of the first things you should have is the down payment. Below is an overview of this critical term. What It Is When buying a home via a mortgage, the financier doesn't loan you the entire money for the home purchase. Rather, you pay a small percentage of the purchase price and the financier pays the rest. The small percentage that you pay out of your pocket is the down payment.

5 February 2020

The Points Where You Can Back Out Of A Real Estate Purchase

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Are you nervous about making an offer on a new home due to being locked into making a very expensive purchase? If so, know that there are actually several points in the home buying process where you are able to walk away. Here is how you can get your earnest money back if you discover that the home is not for you. After Getting the Inspection One of the first things you do after making an offer on a home is to have a home inspection performed.

23 January 2020

Tips For Buying A Home When You Are Active-Duty Military

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Owning a home is a goal that many people have, and reaching that goal is often a dream come true. Active-duty members of the military may only be stationed in a specific location for a few years before receiving orders to move, but that doesn't mean that military families don't want to own a home of their own. Luckily, purchasing a home while you are active-duty military doesn't have to be overly difficult.

15 January 2020

Things To Look For In A Home When You Have Young Children

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Purchasing a single-family home when you have a young family can be a challenge. You likely are already looking for a neighborhood close to good schools and neighborhood amenities, but there are a few other things you may not have considered. This guide can help. Open Floor Plan An open floor plan, at least between the main living room and kitchen, can be a lifesaver when you have younger children. Being able to keep an eye on the kids while they are playing or watching TV nearby makes it much easier to get basic chores and meal preparation done with few hassles or safety concerns.

10 January 2020