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When you know exactly what you want in a home, finding that home can be very hard. If you want a home that is a single level with multiple bathrooms and bedrooms of a certain size, it can be nearly impossible to weed through all of the available listings to find that one house that meets your criteria. So how can you make a difficult search a little easier? Our blog will provide you with tips and advice that will help you narrow down your long list of options and find the one home on the market that will meet your needs exactly.

Ready To Buy Land And Build? Important Things To Consider

With the inventory of available homes continuing to shrink, prospective home buyers are becoming more creative in order to fulfill their family's housing needs. This is especially true for prospective buyers who have grown tired of competing for each new listing, only to have their full price offers eclipsed by a competing buyer willing to offer more than the listed price.   In order to regain a sense of control over their housing situation, some of these frustrated buyers have become interested in purchasing vacant land and building a home that can fulfill their family's housing needs. Read More 

Real Estate Investment Properties To Increase Your Residual Income

If you are thinking of investing in real estate, you may be considering several different types of purchases. Here are a few types of real estate investment properties that could help you increase your residual income. Recreational Land A large tract of land could be used for a multitude of purposes that can generate additional revenue. Some landowners use their property as camping sites, renting camping stations out to vacationers and casual campers. Read More 

All About Pre-Planned Communities

If you are hoping to find the perfect home in the perfect neighborhood for your family, then you may find that this means looking for a home that is in a pre-planned community. If you have never explored this option before, then you likely don't know much about these communities and all of the fantastic things they have to offer your family. Here is some more information on pre-planned communities that can help you see why you should be looking for your next home in one. Read More 

Becoming A Snowbird In Retirement? 5 Reasons To Buy A House Now

As you approach retirement, would you like to take up the snowbird lifestyle? Many Americans enjoy being a so-called snowbird — living in a warm climate during the winter and a cooler one during the summer. If this idea appeals to you, here are five good reasons to buy your second home now.  1. You'll Qualify Easier Generally, a worker with regular income — especially one at the height of their earning power — has an easier time qualifying for a mortgage than a retiree. Read More 

The Effects Of A Home Appraisal On A Home Sale

Whether you are buying or selling a house, a real estate appraisal might affect the transaction. The lender that issues the loan to the buyer requires an appraisal before closing on the home purchase. The lender requires this to ensure that the home is worth the money they lend to the buyer. As a buyer or seller, you should expect an appraisal, and here are the effects it might have on the sale. Read More