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Prequalify For A Home Loan - Know The Important Steps That You Should Follow Prequalify For A Home Loan - Know The Important Steps That You Should Follow

By Shane Gibbs

While planning to buy your dream house, it has been found that most of the people do not have the required amount of cash ready with them and as such, they decide to take out a home loan. Before taking out a home mortgage loan, you need to shop around very carefully and look for the right mortgage lender.

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What does Home Owner's Insurance cover? What does Home Owner's Insurance cover?

A common term that homebuyers will find in their mortgage loan contract is the requirement to purchase a homeowner's insurance policy. Here is an overview of what homeowner's insurance entails, and why is it essential to virtually every home purchase involving a mortgage.

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How to Become a Real Estate Agent How to Become a Real Estate Agent

By Gerard Marino

While the requirements for becoming a Real Estate professional varies from state to state, the requirements in Massachusetts are relatively easy to achieve, and can ultimately lead to a rich and fulfilling career. Here is an overview of how to become a licensed real estate agent or broker in Massachusetts.

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Top Things To Remember When Renting Top Things To Remember When Renting

By Edward Collard

Before renting any property, you should be aware of the terms of rental agreement, the costs included in entering the agreement, what is included with your rental, and all additional details. Here is a brief, helpful discussion of all the costs associated with renting.

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How Much Should My Mortgage Cost? How Much Should My Mortgage Cost?

By Adam Pavidis

How much home can you afford? Unless you are in the minority of homebuyers paying in cash, you will need to be approved for a mortgage. Here are a few things you need to know.

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What is Included in an Appraisal Report? What is Included in an Appraisal Report?

Appraisals are vital reports in the real estate market, because they are relevant to buyers, sellers, and lenders. The value that an appraiser determines in their appraisal report ultimately sets the guideline for what a lender is likely willing to lend to a potential buyer. Given that is such an important element of any real estate transaction, it is useful to know what a typical appraisal report contains. Here are more details about the contents of an appraisal report.

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Renovating for Selling Renovating for Selling

By Dee Collard

Renovating a property in order to sell it can be quite the investment. Here are some things to keep in mind to get the best return on your investment.

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Landscaping to Sell Landscaping to Sell

By Felix Cerrato

The first impression potential buyers have of your home is of its exterior. If you are trying to impress your potential buyers, you have to do it from the moment they set their eyes on the exterior of your property, so it would be wise that you spend time improving the landscaping. Having a great looking exterior can significantly improve your chances of selling and usually returns 100% the investment you put in.

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What is a Title Search? What is a Title Search?

By Felix Cerrato

There are a lot of different professionals a homebuyer might need to work with in order to see their way through the homebuying process. Most people know that they are going to have to hire a realtor, a mortgage broker, and a home inspector. An important part of the homebuying process that most people are not as knowledgeable about is the title search. So many ask, what is a "Title Search" and why do you need to have one for your home?

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Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers

By Edward Collard

Selling your home can be a demanding process, and making the best impression on potential buyers is one of the most important parts of it. Doing it cheaply and quickly is likely to net you the best returns.

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