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Pop Quiz Time! What is the first thing you should do when buying a home?

Stumped? I’ll give you a hint, it’s not looking at houses. I would accept “contact a Realtor” but that’s not exactly what I’m looking for. The correct answer is to contact a mortgage lender and get a “Pre-Approval” letter. Not … Continue reading

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Why do Realtors get paid so much to sell my house?

I am asked this question pretty regularly. Or something like, Wow, you’re getting rich just off selling my house! Take a look at the infographic below. Theses are typical expenses and dollar values and it’s not the same for every … Continue reading

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I just had the house I’m buying inspected and I’m freaking out because the report is so long!

I thought I would have a little fun with the headline. In reality you definitely want aninspector to prepare a report that has some length to it. You do not ever want to get a verbal report and you may … Continue reading

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