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WHAT DO I DO ONCE I'VE MADE AN OFFER?         Ideally the seller will accept your offer, and you'll live happily ever after in your new home (once the paperwork is finished). More commonly, though, the seller will decide to work with your offer but make a counteroffer that alters the price, the ...
05/14/2013
HOW DO YOU MAKE AN OFFER ON A HOUSE?         After selecting a home that you feel fits all of your needs, the next step is to negotiate an offer with the seller. When it comes to purchasing a home, we all want to find a great deal. How exactly does one go about securing a bargain, though?       ...
05/14/2013
HOW DO I KNOW WHAT LOAN TO APPLY FOR?         One of the most common queries--and possibly the most important financial aspect—for first-time homebuyers is choosing a mortgage. In Chapter 3, we told you about how a mortgage can help finance your home and introduced you to a few different ways to...
05/13/2013
  Short Sale. BACK ON THE MARKET! Purchase this fantastic condo for a fraction of what was paid for it. Clean well-kept home will make a nice starter home or a great investment home. Centrally located to major roadways and in the growing Pasco country. Call today to schedule your private showing.
05/13/2013
HOW DO I FIND A REAL ESTATE AGENT?         Once you get a good sense of what you're looking for, your next step should be to connect with a real estate agent or broker. How do you decide who to choose? Ideally you'll want to find a real estate professional who is familiar with your target area, ...
05/12/2013
The 10 Most Redneck Cities in America 162   Embed Slideshow     Play the video below while you read for maximum redneck-iness! Whenever someone asks me where I’m from, I proudly say “Austin”—the land of live music, beautiful parks, active, healthy people, art, theater, and open-mindedness. It is ...
05/09/2013
HOW DO I KNOW WHAT I WANT?         Before you begin the search for a new home, you'll want to figure out what your home absolutely has to have—and this can be overwhelming because there are so many different factors and features. Read on for an easily digestible overview of how to narrow down yo...
05/09/2013
  HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN I AFFORD? While there's no single number that fits every home shopper, your finances should be in good shape if you want to purchase a home. Ideally you should be: debt-free have three to six months' worth of paychecks saved also have enough saved up to cover your down paymen...
05/08/2013
  WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BUY A HOUSE?         Aside from knowing if now is a good time for you to purchase a home, you should make sure you have the capabilities to do so. If you're particularly interested in figuring out your price range, we delve into that next in "How much house can I afford?"   ...
05/06/2013
      IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO BUY?         With the dramatic changes that took place in the American housing market in the late 2000s, it should seem obvious that real estate is not a predictable industry. However, there are read-able factors that can help you determine if now is a good time for yo...
05/05/2013
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