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Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Moving Company

August 19, 2020

Whether you’re moving into a new home in another state or you’re moving across town, hiring a moving company is a task that shouldn’t be taken lightly.  The company you choose will be in charge of taking care of your possessions and will be responsible for getting them to your new location safely and in a timely manner.  Before hiring a moving company, be sure to familiarize yourself with the below questions that you should ask all moving companies you are considering doing business with them.

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Understanding the Basics of the Counteroffer

August 14, 2020

The counteroffer is a common tool used in real estate transactions.

The counteroffer, which is used in the back and forth negotiations between buyers and sellers, is a tool used to by agents in order to (hopefully) come to an agreement which will lead to a successful closing.

When does a counteroffer come into play, and what are the possible reasons behind it?

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Tips on How to Navigate Long Distance House Hunting

August 14, 2020

When you make the decision to buy a new house, you know you have a lot of work ahead of you.  There is paperwork to get preapproved, you need to find a real estate agent, you need to decide what you’re looking for and where you want to live.  All of this stuff that needs to be done is time consuming, even when you’re moving locally.  But what about when you’re moving long distance?  These tasks can start to feel overwhelming, and maybe even completely impossible.  While we understand it will not necessarily be easy, it is doable, and in fact is done quite often.  In order to be successful in your long-distance (aka remote) purchase, we’ve provided some tips to follow to make you endeavor much easier.

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What Is A Typical Down Payment?

August 12, 2020

If you asked people what they consider to be a typical down payment when purchasing a house, most people would probably say that twenty percent of the purchase price is the magic number.  

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Engaged vs Married:  Things to Consider When Co-Buying a House

August 12, 2020

The trend for engaged couples to purchase their first home together prior to saying I DO is becoming more and more popular.  Many couples make the decision to live together for a period of time before they marry, and the question of whether to rent or buy is something that should be given a lot of thought and careful consideration. 

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