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Articles about or concerning Buying A Home, Tips For First Time Home Buyers, Down Payments, Choosing The Right Home, Property Searches, Title Companies, Location Specific Home Buying Tips.
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Gurgaon Ultimate Destination For Developers

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 George Gonigal (July 29, 2008)  Real Estate in Gurgaon has seen major developments over the past few years with new residential real estate market developed. Gurgaon is the most preferred destination from investment point of view and people are investing in property like never before. With major infrastructure development in and around the city, not only Gurgaon but also suburbs like Manesar, Kundli, Bhiwadi, and the .. (Buying)

Evaluating Neighborhoods When Home Buying

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 Raynor James (July 29, 2008)  Location, location and location - it is the first rule of real estate that we all learn. While we have all had this rule hammered into our collective psyche, another rule is arising in this current dismal real estate market - the look twice rule. The path to success in real estate can be put simply. Your goal should be to buy in as expensive a neighborhood as you can afford, even if it . (Buying)

Should You Buy a Fixer Upper in a Slow Market?

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 Raynor James (July 29, 2008)  Flip that home and make big bucks. Buy a fixer-upper and clean up. This is the common theme of more than a few television shows and they make it look pretty easy. The real questions, of course, are whether this can actually be done and whether you should be doing it now. The good news is flipping fixer-uppers is normally a good way to make some serious profit. Many couples buy a .. (Buying)

Mortgage Brokers and Purchases

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 Don Romano (July 29, 2008)  You've decided to begin the process of purchasing a house. If you elect to utilize a mortgage broker what services should you expect to receive? Purchasing a home is not something you do every day. You are dealing with one of the largest purchases of your life. All you friends, family and co-workers are trying to help out by giving you advice. Although they have the best of intentions, .. (Buying)

UK Off Plan Properties Getting Ahead of the Game

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 Parmdeep Vadesha (July 29, 2008)  Does the sound of buying into muddy ground before a single brick has been laid sound like risky business to you? Would you consider purchasing a property whose completion date is a few years down the line? But what if this type of investment is one of the most profitable and one of the best in income generation? Buying off-plan property is one of the current property investment trends .. (Buying)

Top 10 Reasons to Buy Bank Owned Property Now!

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 Derek Carter (July 29, 2008)  1) Banks are not in the business of owning property so they want to move their inventory fast. That will mean discounts for the people who are buying. 2) The average discount on property being sold in foreclosure or bank owned is 20% to 25% off retail value. This is the average just think if you can negotiate a deeper discount or shop around for a better bargain. 3) All liens or tax .. (Buying)

What Dictates a Good Region to Buy Real Estate In?

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 Mark Jennings-Bates (July 29, 2008)  As a former resident of Canmore back in 1988 through to 2002, I had the opportunity to see a town's vision evolve and over time a community grew and changed and became one of the most desired resort communities in the world. The changes weren't always for the better as the community evolved and learned to understand the challenges involved in managing growth. As part of their .. (Buying)

Belize Planned Community For Retirement

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 Erik Kip (July 28, 2008)  Who said that retirement has to be boring? Go to Belize Central America and retire in style, have fun and feel like you are on vacation all the time. Property in Belize is also perfect for retirement because it is affordable, as well as the cost of living. This makes it very popular with qualified retired persons who are interested in buying property in Belize. Belize land offers the .. (Buying)

Cyprus Property For Sale in Limassol Has Everything!

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 Kate Deas-Smith (July 28, 2008)  Geography maps of Cyprus show that Limassol is placed right in the middle of the south coast of the island. It has over 15 km of coast and the imposing Troodos Mountains looming against the skyline. Cyprus property for sale here is in great demand due to the variety of scenery and real estate available. These are some who prefer a Cyprus villa in Limassol to be located in the foothills .. (Buying)

Zero Down Home Buying

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 Paula J Smith (July 28, 2008)  Probably you've heard reports that zero down home buying is a thing of the past. . . no so! Zero down loans are still possible in many areas. I have personally closed two real estate transactions in the past two months, here in St George Utah, where my clients have utilized available down payment assistance programs. Can I use this zero down program on any home in my price range? No. .. (Buying)

Know a Piece of Knowledge With South Florida Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (July 28, 2008)  I know that sometimes you are tinkering on the idea of having a home in the South Florida region. Well, I am not surprised at all. I think that it is a common thought nowadays. More than likely you're coming in from out of state, exchanging snowplows for orange groves. Buying property in South Florida is a sound decision indeed. The thing is investing in South Florida real estate is a .. (Buying)

The ABCs of Buying a Home

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 Michelle Grace Tapire (July 28, 2008)  When you are buying a home, surely you do not want to get just any home. You want to get the best type and kind of property available in the market. Buying a home is a huge financial step that you attained through hard work and a lot of savings through the years. You really ought to have a new home worth all those efforts. You should know the essential steps in getting a home suited .. (Buying)

Bigger Home For Cheap Why You Better Buy Now!

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 Derek Carter (July 28, 2008)  The opportunity to buy at a huge discount right now is incredible. If you are a first time home buyer, investor or maybe you just want to buy a bigger home cheap the time to take action is now. The housing industry is in a huge slump and buyers are the ones that benefit from this kind of market. You may be asking how I can take advantage of this current housing market trend. The best .. (Buying)

Some Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying Property in Turkey

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 Steven Magill (July 28, 2008)  Buying property in Turkey today is a lot easier and safer than it was even just a year ago. The Turkish government have gone out of their way to encourage foreign investment, first by making it possible for foreigners to buy property, then by letting foreigners obtain Turkish mortgages on similar terms to that of the UK. Here are a few of the pitfalls involved in buying property in .. (Buying)

A Great Time to Buy in Calabria, Italy

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 Mahendra Dey (July 27, 2008)  The Calabrian region of Italy has become the best emerging market in Italy and Property Buyers could benefit from high capital growth in Calabria. Calabrian region located in the south of Italy, is split into five provinces, the largest of which is Cosenza. Calabria is attracting an “amazing" level of interest among foreign property buyers, while remaining affordable and it is .. (Buying)

What to Look For When Buying a Home

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 Lance Mohr (July 27, 2008)  Buying a home is not an easy situation. There are a lot of factors that may not be considered when seeking to purchase a home in Tampa. It is a good idea to sit down and write the needs and desires of the home before shopping for one or touring one. The house that is eventually chosen may not have all of the factors desired, but at least there is a list and it may be feasible to obtain .. (Buying)

When Youre Buying Property, Costa Del Sol Offers All

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 Jenny J Simpson (July 27, 2008)  If you're buying property, Costa del Sol is an excellent choice for such an investment. This article will provide you with an overview of Costa del Sol and a taste of the property market. The beautiful coastline of Costa del Sol has impressed residents and tourists for years. And it is no wonder - with a blissfully warm climate almost all year, clean beaches, excellent golfing, .. (Buying)

What is Pre Qualification?

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 Paul Hodosh (July 27, 2008)  Virtually any seller of property (or their agent) will require that you submit a letter of pre-qualification or pre-approval along with any offer. Pre-qualification is a process through which a loan officer assesses your borrowing power based on information that you provide regarding your income, assets, debt, and credit history. Typically, the lender will also pull a copy of your .. (Buying)

The Stupidest Thing People Say About Property

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 Ross Taylor (July 27, 2008)  The stupidest thing I hear people say at the moment is “I'm waiting until the property market bottom outs until I buy!". Who do you think you are - Donald Trump? The reason this is such a crazy thing to come out with is because: 1. There is no such thing as a UK property market. Even within a single street house prices move as amazingly different paces. Take the example of a .. (Buying)

Bahamas Real Estate Where Should You Buy?

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 Matthew Simon (July 27, 2008)  With 20 major islands to choose from, deciding where to buy in the Bahamas can be overwhelming. This quick primer will make it easy to find the island that best fits your tastes and budget. Nassau and Freeport The cities of Nassau on New Providence Island and Freeport on Grand Bahama are the only choices for buyers who want urban or suburban surroundings and the amenities that come .. (Buying)

How You Can Inspect the Electrical System of the House Before You Decide to Purchase

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 John Pielecka (July 27, 2008)  Inspecting the electrical system of a home is one of the most important things you should do before you purchase a home. An outdated electrical system or poorly installed electrical wiring can cost you thousands of dollars or even result in a fire and the loss of your home, but there are some simple things that you can look for that will tip you off and send up the red flag. Let's .. (Buying)

Buying a House With Bad Credit - 3 Easy Tips

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 James McKerr (July 27, 2008)  Buying a house with bad credit can be both a daunting and difficult process. In fact it can be such a daunting prospect that many people are scared off before even trying it. By following the tips in this article you will soon be on your way to buying a house and getting the best finance possible. Shop around Getting the best deal on your mortgage is crucial. Try to approach lenders .. (Buying)

HUD Homes How to Use FHA 203K Renovation Loans to Create MASSIVE Equity

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 Jonathan Blackwell (July 26, 2008)  These days HUD foreclosures are everywhere. They are everywhere because the path to ownership for a lot of these homes was quite low initially. This is good for you because HUD homes represent some of the absolute best bargains on the market these days. Purchasing a HUD home is a little different than purchasing a traditional foreclosure though. That is why is is important you get a .. (Buying)

Buying a Luxury Home Perfect Market Conditions

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 Kenneth Cox (July 26, 2008)  If you're in the market to purchase your ultimate luxury dream home, timing couldn't be better. The current buyer's market combined with low interest rates has created the perfect equation to allow home buyer's to cash in on an excellent investment. There are many luxury home options available in the pre-owned homes sales, foreclosure, and new home sales market. Many savvy home buyers .. (Buying)

Five Things Everyone Should Know Before Buying a Home

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 Vicki Walker (July 25, 2008)  A few years ago, a home buyer could almost buy the first home they looked at and be assured that it would be worth more when it came time to sell. In today's real estate market, you have to be a more savvy buyer, you need to be more selective in what you buy, and where. In short, you need to know more now before you jump into a purchase. Here are five things you need to know, and do, .. (Buying)

Preparing Your Home For a Sale

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 Colin Holmes (July 25, 2008)  It is a fact that most people make a decision within just a few minutes of seeing a property whether they will buy it or not. For this reason it is absolutely vital that you do everything in your power to make sure your property is presented in the best way possible so that prospective buyers will be immediately impressed. Start outside Whilst many sellers put the emphasis on improving . (Buying)

When a Seller is Unreasonable Outrageously So

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 Raynor James (July 24, 2008)  In this era of more people buying homes in foreclosure and dealing with a third party (the one that holds the mortgage) there can be unexpected issues that will leave the buyer scratching their heads wondering if the home really was for sale. This was my experience. About 20 years ago I found this totally super Victorian home that was being sold by a bank. The owners had both died and .. (Buying)

Austin Texas Real Estate The Deer Park at Maple Run Neighborhood in Oak Hill

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 Brian Talley (July 24, 2008)  The Deer Park at Maple Run subdivision is one of the many southwestern Austin neighborhoods comprising what is more commonly called Oak Hill. A more recent addition to this area, Deer Park developed rather quickly from the mid to late 1990s, where nearly 150 homes popped up in just a few short years. Like the rest of Oak Hill, Deer Park sits at the tip of a visually beautiful but also .. (Buying)

How to Get Your Dream Miami Real Estate Property

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 Eliza Maledevic (July 23, 2008)  For newly wed, home is the first thing that they usually want to have. This is where they can build their own family and to start a new life with someone they have promised to live for the rest of their lives. But getting a new home in Miami real estate market is not that easy, thinking on how much does your pocket need suffer to have a dream home. Let's make this dream possible, as .. (Buying)

Buying Properties 3 Things That You Need to Do Before Buying Properties

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 Cheow Yu Yuan (July 23, 2008)  Are you intending to buy a property in the near future? If you intend to, then there are things that you need to prepare before you buy a property. Today, if you flip through your local newspaper or browse through the different websites online, you can see that there are always new properties for sale listings being put up by sellers. Sometimes, you are presented with so many choices .. (Buying)

Checklist to Buy a Home

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 Tehmina Mazher (July 23, 2008)  Purchasing a new home is a time of excitement especially for those who are buying it for the first time. This is, provided it is properly planned by the person in advance before starting to search the home. If he or she is properly planned before time the things would become much easier to handle. Following are the necessary steps properly taken care off before deciding to make the .. (Buying)

Looking For an Overseas Property For Sale? Costa Del Sol Has it All

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 Stephen Adams (July 23, 2008)  Are you looking for a property for sale on the Costa del Sol, Spain? If yes, then you have come to the right place. This article will give you a basic knowledge on the property market on the Costa del Sol, beginning with an overview on the country. The picturesque Costa del Sol - divided into two major regions, namely Costa del Sol East and Costa del Sol West - needs no introduction. .. (Buying)

Potential is Gold in Palm Beach County Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (July 23, 2008)  Palm Beach County has West Palm Beach as its county seat as well as its most populated city. If unincorporated population is to be calculated then this county has a population in excess of two hundred and fifty thousand. With the natural eye for real estate this county can be considered as an emerging prospect when it comes to real estate. As far as natural beauty is concerned this area . (Buying)

Searching For a New Home

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 Shawn Deena (July 23, 2008)  Families are forced to relocate for a multitude of different reasons each and every day. On top of having to organize and plan for a new job, packing up all of the belongings and changing schools, finding a new home can be an extremely stressful and daunting task. First you must decide what neighborhood would be best to live in. Maybe a neighborhood that is in close proximity to your .. (Buying)

How to Get the Best Deal When Negotiating to Buy a Home

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 Rhonda Duffy (July 23, 2008)  The “best deal" is always subjective to the buyer's interpretation of what a good deal is. . . Some buyers need a specific closing date, others need closing costs and some need personal items. How you get the best deal when you are a buyer is simple. Don't make the seller mad. Sellers are emotional wrecks, just like buyers. And some Sellers decide mid-stream that they are simply .. (Buying)

San Diego, California Home Builders

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 Paul Escobedo (July 23, 2008)  San Diego is the home to various national and local home builders. You can search online for sale of new homes and new homing communities in San Diego. Below you will find information about San Diego home builders and their communities. D. R Horton - D. R Horton is a national home builder building quality homes across US. In San Diego, D. R Horton Homes provides premium homes from sale . (Buying)

The Home Inspection Process

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 Sheila Cristina Santos (July 23, 2008)  When buying a house, it is very important that the home inspection is considered and done accordingly. It is an important process for both the buyer and seller, this will ensure that the seller is putting a good property for sale in the market and the buyer will be ensured of getting the right property for sale on the right and suitable price for it. The defects any seller can buy can .. (Buying)

Things Not to Do Before Buying a Home

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 Sheila Cristina Santos (July 23, 2008)  The process of buying a new house can be stressful because of the large amount of money you will be putting in the purchase of your life. To avoid making mistakes in the purchase of the house, you must be able to identify the things that you need to avoid, so you can achieve reaching the best decision. Here are some things to remember and avoid during the search for the right house to .. (Buying)

Real Estate Am I Buying the Best House For My Needs?

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 Donovan Carter (July 22, 2008)  Buying a home is a major purchase and also an investment, so making sure you're buying the right house is crucial. Before you sign the legal documents making you both owner and borrower, you want to be positive that you're purchasing the best house for you and your family. But how do you know? Keep reading for a checklist of questions you can ask yourself to find out if you really are .. (Buying)

Sanibel Island Real Estate The Place to Buy

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 Marilee McCormack (July 22, 2008)  With the recent fluctuation in the real estate market, many people have been afraid of investing in real estate. In the past few months however, the market has become better and if you are in the market for real estate then now is definitely the time to do something about it. If you are planning to acquire a beach vacation residence, then the first thing that you need to do is to decide . (Buying)

Home Inspection Is it Really Necessary?

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 Julia Vakulenko (July 22, 2008)  Yes it is true that buying a home is expensive. The house price alone can take your breath at times when you are contemplating that new payment each month. But then there are all these other little charges for things like home inspections, well tests, bug tests, earnest money, loan origination fee, escrow, title fees, etc. It is natural to want to try and find where you can cut costs. .. (Buying)

Dubais Extraordinary Architecture and Luxurious Penthouse and Apartments

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 Ena Taylor (July 22, 2008)  Dubai is always famous for it's tall building and extraordinary architecture. It has become the international hot spot for properties. In 2002, the city has made modification in the constitution and passes freehold law that allows everyone for the ownership of properties. There is no doubt that Dubai is the safest bet for making investment in properties. Following is the few examples of . (Buying)

4 Easy Tips For First Time Home Buyers

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 Mark Caronan (July 22, 2008)  Most people in Malaysia often engage easily in home loans especially if their dream house is right in front of them waiting to be bought. This is a short walk through for the first time home buyers that might consider taking the famous Malaysia Home Loan. Step 1: Always review your finances Before engaging in home buying process, you should analyze first whether you are capable in .. (Buying)

Buying Bank Property

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 Thomas Brewer (July 22, 2008)  John F. Kennedy once said, “You can't know where you're going until you know where you've been". The funny thing about bank property is you need to know where you are buying it and that most markets are not Stockton California. Bank owned property in the Fort Worth metropolitan area is the fastest mover today in all homes for sale. There is a large misconception that a .. (Buying)

Searching For Great San Diego Real Estate

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 Wendy Moyer (July 22, 2008)  San Diego Real Estate in California is one of the most laid-back and entertaining counties in the country. There are tons of things to do, and even more things to see. The San Diego County beaches are what help to create the relaxed reputation of the city. It's what the San Diego lifestyle is about: relaxing and enjoying what life and nature have to offer you. The food is fantastic; .. (Buying)

Ayala West Grove Heights Luxury Living in the Philippines

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 Pia Barbara (July 22, 2008)  An Expanse of Enjoyment At Ayala Westgrove Heights, you feel close-not crowded. With not one, but three clubhouses equally spaced throughout the development, you'll have no shortage of quiet, private spots. Amenities include three swimming pools, plus a wet-play area specially scaled for children. There are also five tennis courts, three badminton courts and five basketball courts to .. (Buying)

Buy Your Ideal Sarasota Real Estate Property

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 Eliza Maledevic (July 21, 2008)  If it is your first time to purchase a home, it will bring lots of questions in your mind. It is a fact that buying a home is the greatest investment that you will do in your entire life. Read on, since this article will mention about the basics in home buying and will answer familiar question about process in home buying. So, if you wish to buy a Sarasota real estate property, reading . (Buying)

What Florida Real Estate Can Offer to Fit Your Home Needs

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 21, 2008)  Homebuyers would settle for nothing less than a perfect real estate property that will become their ideal home. So if you are looking for a new residential property to settle down in, then Florida real estate can offer you everything that you need for a better life in the region. Wide Selections Of Residential Properties Settling down in Florida real estate requires that you decide on .. (Buying)

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Is it the Perfect Time to Invest on a New Home?

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 21, 2008)  The mortgage crisis that hit Florida definitely made a huge mess in the real estate market in Fort Lauderdale. Despite the rise in tourism in the city, home acquisition declined to an all time low when the number of foreclosures increased as many homeowners failed to pay their debt on time. This resulted to the increase in the number of unsold homes in Florida as well; and the .. (Buying)

Down Payment Assistance (DPA) With FHA Mortgage Loans in Peril

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 John Mazzara (July 21, 2008)  The progression of home sales within the housing market is dependent on first time home buyers starting the domino affect. Their home purchases are the catalysts that allow people to sell their existing home and then move into a new property such as a larger home, condo or townhouse. In order to keep the housing market moving forward, we need to encourage homeownership at the beginning .. (Buying)




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