Weekly Real Estate

April 23, 2019

Pros and Cons of House Flipping

House flipping sounds good, right? Transform a home and give it that fresh new feel, but how would you know that you are gaining and not wasting your money? You might notice in some TV shows where they show “house flipping” and thought “I can do that, it's so ...

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April 15, 2019

The Top 3 Things To Do On Social Media for New Homeowners

 

In today’s generation, we just can’t help but share some exciting news on social media, especially when you have your own new house! Who wouldn’t want to share that kind of achievement on social media?! Buying a new home is a huge deal for anyone, particularly first-time homeowners. The ...

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Dec. 10, 2018

Flips

We’ve had a lot of clients to ask us about flipped properties. Well, there are a couple of key things to know. Essentially a flip property is a property that was once a fixer. If you go for a fixer-upper, you're committing to improving the home, which takes time ...

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Dec. 3, 2018

Short Sale

Have you recently noticed a home that was a “short sale”? When we are seeing a short sale property, they can be a little different than a traditional sale. With the traditional sale, we're going to be having a homeowner selling their property. They're going to get net ...

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Nov. 25, 2018

House Deeds

I wanted to talk on an aspect of real estate that is very helpful to know as a homebuyer so you can have more information and more knowledge going into the buying process. One question that comes up often is, what is “recording”? You often hear we're officially ...

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Nov. 19, 2018

Moving Day

I recently had an experience with a client of mine who I am helping to purchase a home that I wanted to share. This mainly has to do with renting and when is it an appropriate time to give notice to your landlord that you're going to be moving to ...

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Nov. 8, 2018

What is an open house?

What’s an open house about anyway? Generally, when you're going to an open house, the seller is not going to be there. You have an opportunity to view the property at your own leisure, and it gives you a little bit more time to look at the property more ...

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Nov. 8, 2018

What's an EMD (Earnest Money Deposit)

What is the earnest money deposit anyway? It is the good faith deposit that you'll submit typically within three business days of an offer being accepted on a home. Typically this deposit is roughly 1% of the purchase price, sometimes a little bit lower, sometimes a bit higher depending ...

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Sept. 24, 2018

What’s The Point Of An Appraisal?

Why do we really need an appraisal? We've already run the comparable sales. They’ve already accepted our offer and we've already seen the home. What's the point of the appraisal? The main point of the appraisal is to have a base value for the bank of ...

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Aug. 14, 2018

Home Buying With Appliances

Imagine, you're walking through a home, you're viewing it for the first time. Somebody still lives there, but you see all the appliances there. Dishwasher still in the counter, the stove is still in its place, a refrigerator is still there, and then you have the washer and ...

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