By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy House-hunting is exciting, but it can be an exhausting process. Choosing where to live should be driven by factors like location, neighborhood and curb appeal. The last thing you should worry about is cell phone reception. If your dream home turns out to be in a cell phone dead zone, you…

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Crowdfunding- should it be done to buy a house? Should Buyers Crowdfund Their Way Into Homeownership? In recent years, crowdfunding has become a popular way to pay for a remarkably wide range of ventures. Want to back a sliced-ketchup product, a self-serve cocktail machine, or maybe a charity race? Just pull out your smartphone. But…

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Privacy is important to the homeowner. Don’t underestimate the power of privacy. Homebuyers say that privacy and having a space that is solely their own is the leading goal of homeownership. In a recent survey of homebuyer preferences on Realtor.com, privacy even nudged out the much more practical desire of finding a space that addresses…

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Shop for Loans

Shop for Loans- it is possible Over 50% of home buyers don’t shop for loans to find the best interest rate for their mortgage. While a buyer would rarely purchase the first home they look at, they will accept the rate and terms offered by only one lender. While the borrower and the property affect…

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Before selecting a real estate agent or buying a home, most consumers head to the Internet first. Researching homes and real estate agents online can get you ahead of the game when it comes to narrowing down your options. But with so many sites and sources to choose from, an online search can be exhausting…and…

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Your next home purchase should be a good decision. With the hustle and bustle of trying to find a new home, the last thing you want to worry about is saving money when it actually comes time to buy. Use the following tips to save money on your next new home. Always Use a Real…

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Millennials Search for Unconventional Down Payment Funds, but at What Cost? Down payments are important.  Rising home prices are standing in the way of millennials who want to buy their first home; however, these challenges are being overcome via some unconventional methods. Millennials are getting creative and finding sources for their down payment by any…

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charlotte real estate is expected to soar into 2018

Home Sales will Soar Home sales are all the news. By now just about every would-be buyer out there knows there simply aren’t enough homes for sale these days to appease the hordes of competition. But despite the shortages, rising prices, and bidding wars, more homes are expected to be sold this year than in…

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When to buy a house? Best time to buy a house is NOW 17:02 EDT, July 11th, 2013 WSJ – now is the best time to buy a house The Wall Street Journal’s third-quarter survey of housing-market conditions in 28 of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas found that home values declined in all but five…

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