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The 3 Best Types of Real Estate Investments for Beginners

Are you a new real estate investor? It can be an exciting, stressful time as you explore your options. Here is a short article on what we believe are the best types of real estate investments for beginners to help you get your feet wet.  Real Estate Investment for Beginners #1: Single Family Homes While…

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What Does a Real Estate Agent Mean by Comp?

What does your real estate agent mean when they say the word “comp?” It’s short for “comparable” and is one of the main things used to help gauge a home’s value. Here are a few of the main things that come into play here.  Real Estate Comps: Close Proximity is Most Important Does it make…

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When is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Home?

When is the best time of year to buy a home? The short answer is: it depends. Here are a few things to consider.  Is Summer the Best Time to Buy a Home? Have you ever noticed how many For Sale signs pop up in the summertime? It’s by far the most popular time for…

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Should You Have a Co-signer on Your Mortgage?

A common question we hear is whether or not someone should have a co-signer on their mortgage. The short answer is that it depends. Here are a few things to consider as you explore your options.  Co-signing a Mortgage Only Helps One Party Let’s pretend that you want to buy a house. You’re tired of…

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3 Reasons to Pay a Lower Down Payment

When you buy a house, should your down payment be as high as you can afford? Not necessarily. There are several reasons why you should pay a lower down payment on your home.  Reason to Lower Your Down Payment #1: Opportunity Costs The first, and arguably most important, reason to avoid doing a large down…

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4 Unique Things to Think About When Buying a Home

When you’re buying a house, it can be both exciting and overwhelming. You can’t wait to find the new place you’ll call home, but there’s a lot to check out as you view all of these houses.  Here are a few things to make sure you look out for. They aren’t intuitive, but you’ll be…

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