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Selling Your Home To Friends Or Family In 6 Steps

Selling Your Home To Friends Or Family In 6 Steps

Deciding to sell your home to a family member or friend can at first appear to be much easier than putting your home on the market and trying to find a seller. And, in many ways it is. If you decide to go this route, make sure you are prepared for the obstacles unique...
5 Steps To Buy The Home You Are Renting

5 Steps To Buy The Home You Are Renting

Renting a home is a great alternative to buying for people who are tight on finances or haven’t decided on where they want to plant their roots. But when the time is right to buy a home, many people find themselves wishing they could buy the place they are living in...

5 Reasons Home Buyers Shouldn’t Waive The Home Inspection

Buying a home is most likely the largest investment you’ve ever made. You will be making payments on your home until it’s paid off or you sell it. Many home buyers think that the home inspection is one part of the Purchase Agreement that can be waived to make an offer...

27 Pointers For First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is an exciting new chapter of your life.  Once all the finer points of preparation have been handled, such as hiring a buyer’s agent and getting pre-qualified, it’s time to start looking for your dream home. As you’re looking at houses, it’s...

6 Tips For Pricing Your Home To Sell

Pricing your home properly is key to selling it in a timely and profitable manner. Too low and you lose a significant chunk of your investment; too high and it will not sell. Be thorough in your research and you will be able to reel in an offer you can be happy with....

9 Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

Potential home buyers will find that their credit score starts to get a lot of attention as they start looking to buy a home. Lenders use this number as a way to figure out what loans and interest rates home buyers will qualify for a mortgage. While the best way to...

8 Reasons To Hire A Home Buyer’s Agent

Becoming a homeowner is an exciting life step, and one you should prepare for. Making an oversight anywhere in the buying process could cost you more than a new car. While most homes have a listing agent that will help you through the home buying process, their first...

6 Home Buying Tips In A Seller’s Market

Now that the Southern California real estate market has bottomed out and cycled back into a seller’s market, home buyers need to adjust their expectations. Housing inventory has shrunk dramatically since last year and sellers have plenty of offers to chose from. That...
5 Facts Home Buyers Should Consider About Backup Offers

5 Facts Home Buyers Should Consider About Backup Offers

When you are house hunting, it is common to find that a home is either already in escrow or that your offer was rejected in favor of another home buyer. In both cases, sellers are often willing to accept backup offers. This is just one of the many things your...