Purchasing A Home

Learn how to find a home, make an offer, and close a sale. Discover money and time-saving tips that help you avoid common home-buying mistakes.

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What Is a Mortgagee Clause?
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How to Apply for a Mortgage Loan
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Listing Broker
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Loan Officer vs. Mortgage Broker: What's the Difference?
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You Can Buy a House with Bad Credit, But Should You?
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Homebuyer Education Courses: Are They Worth the Time?
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How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?
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What to Do About Inaccurate Redfin and Zillow Home Value Estimates
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What Is a No-Closing-Cost Mortgage?
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What to Know About Your Escrow Balance
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Real Estate Tax Vs. Personal Property Tax
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What’s in Your Escrow Balance and How You Can Track it
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Loan Estimate
Financial advisors who work with same-sex couples need to be aware of these key factors to provide effective advice.
Mortgage Lending for LGBTQ+ People
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The Best Home Inspection Companies of 2021
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The Best Mobile Home Dealers of 2022
Mortgage Companies
6 Best Mortgage Protection Insurance Companies of 2022
Seniors and Luxury Motor Home
Best Mobile Home Loans of 2022
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The 6 Best Home Buying Apps of 2022
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Best VA Loan Rates of 2022
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Buying a Foreclosed House: Top 5 Pitfalls
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What You Should Know About Home Appraisals
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Special Benefits for First-Time Homebuyers
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How Millennials Are Changing the Housing Market
What to Look for in a Starter Home
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11 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Should Avoid
Financing Basics for First-Time Homebuyers
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What Is a Restrictive Covenant?
How to Deal with Monthly Maintenance Fees When Buying Real Estate
Moving Up: Dream House or Money Pit?
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Buying a House After Bankruptcy? It Is Possible!
Living in New York City: Co-ops vs. Condos
Unusual Ways to Come Up With a Home Down Payment
Two-family house
8 Things to Consider Before Buying a Two-Family House
Are You Ready to Buy a House?
Buying a Home Remotely: A Step-By-Step Guide
Importance of Home Inspection Contingency
To Rent or to Buy? The Financial Issues
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10 Hurdles to Closing on a New Home
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Essential Tips for Buying a HUD Home
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Understanding a Transfer of Physical Assets (TPA)
He can buy his dream home now
Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Definition
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What Is a Clear Title?
Real Estate Websites
The 7 Best Real Estate Websites of 2022
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Can I Buy a House Directly From Fannie Mae?
Exploring the Most Common Conditional Offers in Real Estate
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What Is a Title Search?
How a Contingency Clause Works
The Complete Homebuying Guide
The Complete Homebuying Guide
Tips on Buying a Beach Condo in Puerto Rico
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How an All-Cash Offer Can Help You Win a Bidding War
Understanding a Bidding War
Open Listing
Defining First-Time Homebuyer
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Open House
Understanding the Process of a Home Inspection
USA, Georgia, Peachtree City, Row of Houses
Understanding the Housing Choice Voucher Program
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Fixing-Up Expenses
Understanding Affordable Market Value (AMV)
Opinion of Title