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New Homes Cedar Park Texas - Fun in the Sun for Everyone

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 Robert Cowes (June 25, 2007)  The Leander-Cedar Park area is a growing suburb area located about twenty minutes north-west of Austin. These towns have their own school district Leander ISD which contains multiple elementary and middle schools that accompany Leander High and Cedar Park High. This area has benefited from commercial development and the development of US-183. Semi-custom homes are being built .. (Buying)

New Homes Austin Texas - New Faces and Places to Live in Austin

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 Cynthia Lyle (June 25, 2007)  Each year more people from out of town move into Austin looking for a fresh start with new faces. Austin is known for being one of the most upbeat, healthy cities in the United States. Each night in Austin residents and visitors can find live music at one of the cities many music venues or bars. The home of Stevie Ray Vaughn continues the old traditions of live music, earning itself the . (Buying)

Which Neighborhood is Right for You?

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 Lee Keadle (June 25, 2007)  Finding a neighborhood that is a good match for you can be very difficult. So, we’ve come up with seven steps to find the right neighborhood for you. 1) Look at a map of the area. Start getting familiar with the area you plan to move to. Note the size of the area, and try to find the main roads. You can use an old-fashioned road map, or you can find an interactive map on the .. (Buying)

Tips for Making Effective Contingencies

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 Lee Keadle (June 25, 2007)  Some sellers are very reluctant to accept multiple contingencies. So, try to scale down your contingencies as best as you can. Two contingencies are easy for home buyers to avoid. For example, get pre-approved for a home loan before writing a contract (and even before you start looking seriously). If you know that in your time frame you’re going to need to write a contract in the . (Buying)

Are You Ready to Move Up?

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 Lee Keadle (June 25, 2007)  For many people, there comes a time when they decide that their home no longer meets their needs. Whether you’re still living in your starter home or you’re in a second or third home, there are many reasons why people choose to sell their home and move to another – a better neighborhood, more space (or less space that’s nicer), better public schools, more bathrooms .. (Buying)

Finding the Perfect Real Estate in Historic Hendersonville, NC

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 Andrew Stratton (June 25, 2007)  Finding just the right real estate for your needs generally takes some time and effort. Finding that property in a historic area, such as Hendersonville, NC, can take some extra time and added effort. If you are looking to purchase property in the area, you will definitely want to work with local Hendersonville real estate agents. Real estate agents everywhere can help you to buy and .. (Buying)

Home Buying Grants - The Arguments Pro and Against!

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 Sam Butler (June 22, 2007)  Interested in home buying grants? Are you sure you know all the aspects of such programs? Just like any type of grant, loan or other such financial helps, the home buying grants present a wide range of advantages and disadvantages. And in order to make the right decision, you need to know them all before applying. Let’s start with the pro arguments! Here are a few reasons that .. (Buying)

Johns Island Real Estate - Two Passions, One Great Place

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 Cynthia Lyle (June 22, 2007)  Deep in the heart of America live two passions, nature and golf. These origins have attracted wealthy homeowners back to areas like Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. In Johns Island, South Carolina there is a community that takes nature and golf to another level, Briar’s Creek. This is a golf community that utilizes the surrounding environment to supplement .. (Buying)

Johns Island Real Estate - More Than Meets the Eye

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 Cynthia Lyle (June 22, 2007)  The close location of Charleston to John’s Island makes attractions in Charleston more lucrative. The most famous vacation spot in the Charleston area is Myrtle Beach and the Grand Stand. The Grand Strand is the beach area and it includes a variety of shops, restaurants, and fishing opportunities. This area covers over sixty miles of white sand beaches where families come from all . (Buying)

Southwest Michigan Golf and More in Augusta

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 Cynthia Lyle (June 22, 2007)  Augusta, Michigan is a small town in the southern portion of Michigan. The population of the town is around one thousand. This small community embraces wilderness and enjoys the environment. Augusta is home to some of the nicest golf courses in the state Gull Lake View. Residents looking to enjoy the outdoors can visit the Augusta River that flows through the town. This community is a .. (Buying)

A Buyers Guide to Evaluating Homes on the Market

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 John H (June 22, 2007)  While the National Association of Realtors expects new home sales to start a gradual climb in the second half of 2007, it’s still a buyers market. And for those of you wading through the MLS lists of new homes in your desired area that can be a daunting task. Of course, you have the excitement of finding that perfect abode, and the belief that this one will solve all your: storage . (Buying)

Three Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Home!

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 Dirk Zeller (June 21, 2007)  Buying a home is a major financial investment decision, a decision that can be filled with much worry and sleepless nights. Buying the right home, at the right time, and for the right price can strengthen your financial situation significantly. Buying at the wrong time however, could hurt you financially. So, the Universal Law of risk and reward proves true yet again. Before you begin .. (Buying)

Parker Colorado Homes for Sale - Things To Do

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 Cynthia Lyle (June 21, 2007)  Parker is a city that has seen substantial growth in the last twenty years. Along with the increased population, the city has begun to develop into a suburb of the Denver metropolitan area. Since Parker is still a small community most of its residents commute to Denver to work. This has resulted in commercial and retail development mostly consisting of shopping centers and restaurants. .. (Buying)

Colorado Homes for Sale - The New West - The New Way

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 Cynthia Lyle (June 21, 2007)  Around the Parker area lye three of Colorado’s most pristine golf courses, Black Bear Golf Course, Bear Dance Golf Course, and Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Course. All three of these golf courses offer players unique scenic views to accompany the tough golfing atmosphere. Bear Dance Trilogy is a public golf community within Parker, Colorado. Bear Dance incorporates three unique .. (Buying)

Benefits You Can Get In Purchasing A Home In Miami Real Estate

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 Eliza Maledevic (June 21, 2007)  Definitely, you know how beautiful Miami is. This is why a lot of people wan to buy a home in Miami real estate. Miami is filled with attractive and beautiful places and attractions that people can enjoy and have fun with, reasons why the city is known to be one of the great cities in the US. No one can deny the beauty that the city has to offer. Plenty of tourists go visit the city .. (Buying)

Buyer Interview

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 Dirk Zeller (June 19, 2007)  The buyer interview is the first step in the buyer process. It should happen before you run to the computer to find them the right home. If you don’t do this first, you may be competing with two or three other Agents for the same buyer. Why compete when you don’t have to? Let the other Agents in the marketplace compete and waste their time with disloyal buyers. Champion .. (Buying)

Real Estate Investments - Owning a Second Home

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 CJ DeHeer (June 18, 2007)  There has never been a better time to purchase a second home. Many people may not know that 36% of the homes sold last year were second home purchases. This is partially due to a boom in the investment and vacation home market. People have realized that real estate is the place to look for secure and profitable investments. Investors are getting smarter as the business of making money .. (Buying)

Special Report - How To Stop Paying Rent and FINALLY Afford Your Own Home (...It's Easy)

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 Darren Meade (June 16, 2007)  SPECIAL REPORT! - How to Stop Paying Rent and FINALLY Afford Your Own Home (…and you’ll be surprised to find out how easy it really is!) Are you tired of paying rent to your landlord? Ready to FINALLY own a home? This special report will show you how easy it really is. Many people never own their own home because of fear. Maybe you have fear that you’ll have to reveal .. (Buying)

DANGER! - 5 Buyer Traps To Avoid!

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 Darren Meade (June 15, 2007)  Which one of these mistakes will you make? Your home purchase will be the largest investment you will ever make. To the uneducated and uninformed buyer, this process can be overly expensive and emotionally draining. In this article we will uncover the 5 most common and costly buyer mistakes and hopefully educate you so you can avoid them. Buyer Trap #1- Not Obtaining a Mortgage .. (Buying)

Three Recommendations On Home Purchases and Home Loans

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 Mary Wise (June 15, 2007)  Analyze The Loan Contract Thoroughly Prior to Signing Lenders are obliged to disclose all the fees, costs and charges included in the loan contract. They cannot conceal a single one or they would be held responsible for fraud. Therefore, you can request a breakdown of all their fees and charges to make sure nothing is left out and you know exactly what they will charge you. Sometimes .. (Buying)

Looking For a New Home? Shop Around

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 Cliff Bernstein (June 15, 2007)  You've heard of the “Monday Morning Quarterback, " the person who offers advice in hindsight. You should have done this, you should have done that. . . maybe things would be better now. It can be a headache to realize such things and nurse regret that you are unable to turn back the clock. New homeowners, for some, often experience their share of Monday mornings, regardless of .. (Buying)

Help With House Hunting - Affordable Solutions To Home Buying

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 Carmen VJ (June 15, 2007)  Home buying is building long term financial security. Most people consider home buying as the American Dream. Education is the first step in understanding the whole home buying process. Help with house hunting information is always available. There is plenty of information sources available that can help you understand the process of home buying. One of the processes in buying a home .. (Buying)

The Homeowners' Association

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 Lee Keadle (June 14, 2007)  We get a lot of questions about HOAs. HOA stands for Homeowners’ Association, and most neighborhoods in Charleston, SC have them. The HOA is a non-profit group that manages a community. Sometimes it is made up of residents from the neighborhood who work with a property manager (usually a professional, paid group who specializes in keeping up neighborhoods). Their work is paid for . (Buying)

Knowing What You Want when Buying a Home

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 A Coyle (June 14, 2007)  Knowing what you want when buying a home can be somewhat hard to define. Sure you have some ideas about what you would like but which of those are absolutely necessary and which can you do without? Have you taken the time to sit down with your family (if you have one) and talked about what is needed in a new home? This is the time that you need to differentiate between mere wants and .. (Buying)

James Island SC Real Estate

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 Lee Keadle (June 14, 2007)  The James Island SC real estate market is as strong as it’s been in the past, especially since there is not an excessive supply and a continuing demand like there is in Mount Pleasant. The benefit with this real estate market now is that many sellers don’t know the market is stronger in James Island compared to the rest of Charleston. In other words, a lot of the sellers .. (Buying)

The Real Estate Contract

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 Lee Keadle (June 14, 2007)  Many people sign a real estate contract and don’t even understand what terms they’re agreeing to. We think it is important for you to have a basic understanding of this legally binding contract. You don’t have to be an attorney or a real estate agent to appreciate the basic legal requirements of owning a home. We’re going to explain the real estate contract using . (Buying)

Location - Location - Location!

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 Lee Keadle (June 14, 2007)  You may have heard this before: “What are the three most important things to consider with real estate?” The answer, of course, is location, location, and location. So, everyone knows it’s important – but why? Location is the single largest factor when determining property value, especially in Charleston, SC. Location is the only thing you cannot change about a home. . (Buying)

8 Tips for Keeping Your Loan Until Closing

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 Lee Keadle (June 14, 2007)  Many factors can affect your financing during the home buying process. From the time you apply for a mortgage until the time of closing, you should not make any drastic changes to your financial status. So, be sure to follow these 8 tips in order to keep your financing intact for your closing. 1) Don’t co-sign a loan for someone else. 2) Do not become self-employed, change jobs, . (Buying)

New Homes Jacksonville Florida - Old World Elegance

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 Cynthia Lyle (June 14, 2007)  The custom home market in Jacksonville, Florida has never been better. Jacksonville is full of pristine home builders that are looking to provide their residents with unique living opportunities. Jacksonville’s oceanfront location allows home builders to design a variety of different home styles and floor plans to accommodate the needs of new residents. Custom home builders in the . (Buying)

Tampa Bay Real Estate - Hot Market - Promising Future

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 Robert Lipply (June 10, 2007)  The entire Tampa Bay area is a hot market for real estate with a promising future. The area boasts lots to do for everyone, visitors, tourists and residents alike. There are many cultural events that take place year round annually that suit everyone’s interests. The business sector is booming in the Tampa area as well—whether you are looking to relocate here and find work or .. (Buying)

Ask The Seller To Pay The Closing Costs

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 Sumit Bhatnagar (June 10, 2007)  When you decide to purchase a house, it is essential to ask the seller to pay some or all of the closing costs. This will, in turn, help you to finance your closing costs. This is because in this case, you will be paying a little bit more for the property than what you would have to pay if you were paying your own costs! Here are a few basic guidelines that you can follow. The seller . (Buying)

Buying a New Home in Nashville? Don't Make These Mistakes...

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 Pam Rumley (June 09, 2007)  Are you aware that listing agents are not required to remove listings from the internet for a period of time after they have been sold? Many times agents leave the listings in as active to get phone calls and inquiries from potential buyers. . . and then sell them another home. Could this be a “bait and switch" campaign? It's common in every other industry. . . and it's true in .. (Buying)

Buying-Why is A Home Inspection Necessary?

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 Nef Cortez (June 09, 2007)  Buying a home usually is the largest single investment you will ever make and you have to be able to cut through the sales hype and real estate terminology to know if the home you are considering is worth the investment. To minimize unpleasant surprises and unexpected difficulties, you’ll want to learn as much as you can about the newly constructed or existing house before you buy . (Buying)

Insider Real Estate Secrets Revealed! (Educational Course for Home Buyers and Sellers) Lesson # 5

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 Darren Meade (June 08, 2007)  Welcome to this week's edition of Insider Real Estate Secrets Revealed! (Educational Course for Home Buyers and Sellers) We hope you have learned a tremendous amount from our articles and we look forward to providing more educational material to help you on your home buying or selling journey. In this edition of Insider Real Estate Secrets Revealed, we are focusing on 5 Deadly Mistakes .. (Buying)

Real Estate Agents and Home Loans

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 Jess Peterson (June 08, 2007)  There are several things you can do to make sure that your real estate agent is not guiding you towards the wrong lender. There are two things that you need to pay special attention to: you need to check the background of both the real estate agent and the lenders that are suggested and you also need to request a loan quote and compare the APR with other home loans offered by different .. (Buying)




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