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Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Property owners got clobbered in the Great Recession of 2008, but that was the exception rather than the rule. Real estate typically weathers hard times well compared to other investments. Still, there’s always the possibility you could get squeezed if property values drop or if your personal or business income takes a...
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Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles
Posted on 01/12/2020
Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles
The homebuying process may prove to be challenging, particularly for individuals who fail to anticipate potential problems. Lucky for you, we're here to help you identify and address homebuying hurdles before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can seamlessly anticipate and overcome homebuying hurdles. 1. Learn About the Housing Market The real...
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Light up Your Outdoor Oasis After the Sun Goes Down
Posted on 01/05/2020
Light up Your Outdoor Oasis After the Sun Goes Down
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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What is PMI?
Posted on 12/29/2019
What is PMI?
Photo by Gino Crescoli via Pixabay Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) may be a common term in home buying, but not every home buyer understands exactly what it will mean for their finances. This short guide will give you the basics, so there are fewer surprises down the line. What Is PMI? PMI is a type of insurance that...
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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Mortgage Applications
Posted on 12/22/2019
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Mortgage Applications
If you’re a first-time buyer, odds are you’ve never seen or heard much about mortgage applications. However, for something as important as buying a home, it pays off to go into the process knowing what to expect. Mortgage applications aren’t all that complicated in and of themselves. Most of the time, your chosen lender will walk you through the...
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Is Now the Right Time to List Your House?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Is Now the Right Time to List Your House?
Believe it or not, today may be the perfect day to kick off the home selling journey. If you list your residence, you may find dozens of potential buyers want to acquire your home. As a result, you could earn a significant profit from your house sale. For those who are debating whether to embark on the house selling...
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2915 156TH Terrace E, Parrish, FL 34219 now has a new price of $574,999!
Posted on 12/14/2019
2915 156TH Terrace E, Parrish, FL 34219 now has a new price of $574,999!
REDUCED AND READY FOR QUICK SALE!!! BELOW MARKET OPPORTUNITY AT ITS FINEST! Twin Rivers community whispers luxury in every way! Phenomenal opportunity for the lavish lifestyle with a most spacious appreciation for fine family living. 7 BED (2 Masters up & down), 5.5 Bath brilliantly designed to maximize the 5,531 sq ft sprawl. Every detail is importantly included from the palatial front foyer, to the floating luxury of the heated swimming pool, you'll be awe impressed at every turn. The home envelopes serenity with frequent windows exposing views of peaceful preserve. Each of the bedrooms have their own uniqueness and of the 7 bedrooms; 3...
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Do You Need a Property Buying Plan?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Do You Need a Property Buying Plan?
If you want to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience, it generally is a good idea to establish a property buying plan. That way, you can take a step-by-step approach to make your homeownership dream come true. As you prepare a homebuying strategy, there are several factors to consider. These factors include: 1. Your Dream Home Definition There is no...
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Do You Need Insurance On Your Property?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Do You Need Insurance On Your Property?
You may know that when you buy a home, you should purchase homeowner’s insurance. You may have never wondered if the coverage is required. Usually, insurance will be taken out of escrow and a part of our monthly mortgage payment. You may pay a yearly premium separate from your mortgage payment. Home insurance is a nuisance so if you...
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Bring Your Herb Garden Indoors
Posted on 11/24/2019
Bring Your Herb Garden Indoors
Herbs make tremendous impact in the home due to their numerous functions. They can be used as spices on food or as air filters. They add fragrance and absorb odors. For best result, growing each of the herbs in their separate pots helps you customize the care they need as individual plants. Here are a few plants to...
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Demystifying Your Credit Score Calculation
Posted on 11/17/2019
Demystifying Your Credit Score Calculation
Understanding how your credit score goes together and how to improve it is a bit of a murky subject. The advice out there is not always consistent and depends on the financial viewpoint of the source. However, there are concrete factors that do go into the calculation of a credit score and when you understand what ingredients go...
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How to Maintain Your Focus During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 11/10/2019
How to Maintain Your Focus During the Homebuying Journey
A homebuyer must stay focused throughout the property buying journey. Otherwise, a buyer risks missing out on an opportunity to acquire the right house at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay on course during the homebuying journey. 1. Craft a Homebuying Strategy Creating a homebuying strategy enables you to outline...
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