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Buying a Home: Is There a Need for a Realtor?

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 Carlos Montes (May 31, 2010)  Buying a home especially these days when jobs are unstable and the market slow entails extra courage, determination and commitment. It is a big step considering that the mortgage would take a few years to finish and maintenance costs do not get cheaper. But owning a home has a number of advantages and when you have developed the knack for buying in good real estate properties, you can .. (Buying)

Which Should Come First—Money or Property to Buy?

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 Carlos Montes (May 31, 2010)  Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or just looking to move to a bigger house, one of the major considerations in making the final choice among many homes for sale is affordability. Home buying is after all not based on a whim but on the buyer’s financial capability. Take note that buying a home is not a one-time thing but entails many years of mortgage payment so it is .. (Buying)

Does buying property in Dubai make sense?

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 David M (May 30, 2010)  "Just 5 Minutes Guide" to buy villas in Dubai. Buy Dubai property like a pro! In spite of the uncertainty among the buyers of Dubai property, a hesitant pattern in buying property in Dubai can be continuously observed. Especially in Emirate there is a wicked downfall and investors have the skeptics, whether to buy Dubai property or not. At the same time the steady inquiries for buying . (Buying)

A Guide to Global Real Estate

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 Adam R. Singleton (April 19, 2010)  Real estate is a popular long term investment for individuals who wish to grow their capital over the years. Going global brings the added bonus of attractive returns, unique diversification benefits and greater stability of income. When you invest in real estate, you buy physical land or property, which makes a relatively sound investment so long as all the elements of purchasing and .. (Buying)

Home Purchasing Tips

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 Aaron White (April 07, 2010)  1. Decide what you need in a house. Even though this step sounds obvious, it really is very important. There are times when a person falls in love with a particular characteristic of a home, and will ignore other parts as a consequence. 2. Think long range. Even if you do not intend on living in the property for many years, it's a strong possibility you might. If there are things you .. (Buying)

Which Of The 3 options For Selling Your House Is Best For Your Situation?

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 James J Anderson (April 03, 2010)  There are 3 common ways to sell your house: 1. Selling your home For Sale By Owner (FSBO) The homeowner does the work of marketing, fielding calls, scheduling and showing the home for sale 2. Hiring a real estate agent and paying them a commission to do the above duties 3. Selling your home fast to a local professional real estate investor in as is condition for free It is quite common .. (Buying)

Tips on Buying Homes in Laguna Beach

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 Fredrick Edwin (April 01, 2010)  With the recession slowly becoming a passe, people are in a spree to invest in real estate. Even when the economy takes a downward turn real estate investment still remained to be the best bet. And with fantastic deals available, in Laguna Beach Real Estate smart investors are investing in these deals to expand their wealth and to take the benefits. However, while you buy homes in Dana . (Buying)

Real Estate Agent In Virginia

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 Adrec Rocky (March 24, 2010)  During the whole process of buying a home a real estate agent serves as the guide and mentor. When you decide to buy a home he is the one responsible for making things easy for you. If you are on your own finding your perfect dream house may be quite overwhelming for you. You can narrow your home options by seeking help of an experienced real estate agent. How can one find a good real .. (Buying)

The Role of a Buyers Agent - 7 Advantages for Buyers

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 Chris White (February 18, 2010)  A property buyers agent (or buyers advocate) is a qualified real estate professional that works exclusively for the purchaser. A traditional selling agent works for the seller and is intent on achieving the highest possible sales price for the seller. With today’s hectic lifestyles, more and more people are choosing to use a buyers agent to help them buy their home or investment .. (Buying)

Buying Real Estate In Italy? Ten Rules You Must Know

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 Adriana Giglioli (February 03, 2010)  Italian tax changes have reduced house purchasing costs by 10-15%. Combined with the country's ceaseless attraction it means there has rarely been a better time to invest in the Italy real estate market. Yet as with any property purchase, especially in a foreign country, there are simple steps to know to ensure buying your dream home doesn’t become a nightmare. Here are the 10 .. (Buying)

Search Exotic Apartments for Sale in New York, United States

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 Rebecca Lee (January 27, 2010)  Property Investment has been the best option of investing your assets which yields better profit too in the long run. Though the property prices have gone down in some places but on the contrary they have also raised unbelievably in some regions. United States is one among them. If we are talking about United States, then we should definitely discuss about luxurious apartments of New .. (Buying)

How to Buy a House

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 Adam R. Singleton (December 18, 2009)  New Year is the time for new resolutions, new starts and new moves so if you’re looking to purchase a home now could be the perfect time to consider buying. The housing market tends to pick up at the start of the year so getting in early can get you a great deal on your dream property. When you’re looking to buy a house there are a few key things to keep in mind. Start by .. (Buying)

The Things to Think About When Buying a Home

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 Scott J. Thomas (December 08, 2009)  The word “home" has a deep meaning and is attached with lots of emotions to many people, and therefore the decision of buying a home should be very well-considered. Buying a home can be the most exciting, as well as a stressful experience in most people's lives. Now-a-days, homes are becoming a great investment for people as the land value is increasing drastically day by day. .. (Buying)

Real Estate in Bangalore

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 Benefier Gracias (November 26, 2009)  The real estate market in India is experiencing its best time ever. With the current changes in the economic trends the entire real estate scenario seems to be changing across India. Bangalore is India’s commercial and industrial hub and is also one of the fastest emerging cities in India. The city has shown some of the most promising aspects with a huge proliferation of IT & .. (Buying)

Buy DFW Real Estate Using First-Time Home Buyers Tax Credit -$8,000

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 Omni Chaparala (November 21, 2009)  The federal tax credit for first-time home buyers is to ensure that home buyers will become home owners utilizing the $8000. Not only will the tax credit help the real estate industry, it will more importantly help increase home ownership. The tax credit is for home buyers purchasing a new or pre-owned home. To qualify for the tax credit, you must buy the home before May 1, 2010 (with .. (Buying)

Get A Pre-Approval Letter Before You Buy a House

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 Memphis Raines (November 08, 2009)  Many people love their apartment home, but at some point they want to purchase a home of their own. Before most homeowners will take you seriously, most future home buyers may want to get a pre-approval letter. Many would be buyers are turned off by the amount of paper work involved in the entire process. But rest assured there is some valid reasoning for the pre-approval letter. .. (Buying)

Final Walk-through Before You Buy Your Home

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 Omni Chaparala (November 02, 2009)  When you buy a home, you should check for all the features of the home so that you will not buy a home with repairs. There are many problems that home buyers face in the buying process. One of them is to ensure that the home is in excellent condition. This will help you save money on repairs. Before you buy a home, you should ensure that your Dallas home for sale in the DFW Real Estate . (Buying)

Buying Your Home Near a Discount Retailer

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 Omni Chaparala (November 02, 2009)  When you buy your home, you should follow the establishment or proximity of discount retailers, such as Wal-Mart. This will not only make your life easier when you shop but it will also increase the value of your home. Discount retailers that open franchises usually invest in properties or areas, such as DFW Real Estate area that will promote their business growth. In addition to .. (Buying)

20 Reasons to Buy DFW, Texas Real Estate

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 Omni Chaparala (November 02, 2009)  When you buy real estate you should research areas that will meet your specific requirements whether it is to have your retirement home, investment property or to be part of a vibrant community. The Dallas – Fort Worth metroplex is one such area. There are many reasons to purchase property in the DFW, Texas real estate market. 1. Migration from other cities to DFW metroplex which . (Buying)

Buying a Home – Buyer Rebate / Cash Back Programs

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 Omni Chaparala (October 30, 2009)  Buying a home is a huge investment. The decision to buy a home is an important one. To make the home purchase easy on your checkbook, you need to understand the Buyer Rebate / Cash Back Programs that offer home buyer rebates in the DFW real estate market. Buyer Rebate Programs are not offered by most real estate companies. So it is for you to search and talk to them so that you can save . (Buying)

Buy Land – Investment - DFW Real Estate

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 Omni Chaparala (October 30, 2009)  Buying land can be seen as a stagnant investment by few. However, if you compare investing in land with other investments that you want to make, you will know that investing in land is one of the best decisions you will make in your life. Buying land as an investment requires a deep understanding of the growth potential of the place you buy in. Buying land next to a highway will be .. (Buying)

10 Reasons to Buy a Home - DFW Real Estate - Dallas Homes for Sale

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 Omni Chaparala (October 30, 2009)  Buying a home is one of the most important decisions that you will make in your life. You want a dream home for you and your family. At the same time, you also want a home that would increase in value so that you can have your own home that will be worth much more than what you invested in. Most importantly, you want a home in which you will have memories to cherish together with your .. (Buying)

Aspen -- Your Magnificent Real Estate in Colorado

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 A. Ortega (October 05, 2009)  There are a lot of reasons why you should buy Aspen, Colorado real estate. Here is a top 10 list: Location – Aspen, Colorado is centrally located and easy to get to. With a regional airport that services Denver, Salt Lake City and other major US cities based on seasonality, it is easy to reach Aspen. In the summer months, consider driving from Denver so you can experience the .. (Buying)

Vacation Activities in Winter Park Colorado

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 A. Ortega (September 30, 2009)  Winter Park, Colorado is by far the coolest place to visit for a winter vacation! The term coolest covers many meanings for this town as it neighbors Fraser, Colorado, otherwise known as the ice box of the nation. Winter is also a serious season for the destination as the cool winter temperatures guarantee a winter wonderland from December through most of April. Nestled along the .. (Buying)

Southern California Real Estate

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 Rory Michael (August 15, 2009)  California is the most populous states in the United States and it is also one of the fastest growing populations in the country. Southern California is the place to go to experience the best of life. One of the most exciting and diverse places of the world, Southern California revels in its unique Californian style which has to be experienced to truly appreciate it. Southern California . (Buying)

New Home Hunt: What to Look Out For

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 Adam R. Singleton (July 28, 2009)  Simple energy saving changes can affect the value of a property in the long term as well as lower your bills in the short term. By integrating energy saving measures into your home you can add value if you're selling and know what to look out for when you're buying. There are ways to add value to your home which will save you money on bills as well so keep reading for top tips on .. (Buying)

Tucson Real Estate Market June 2009 Update

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 Aniruddha Badola (July 21, 2009)  The second half of 2009 should prove interesting in the Tucson Real Estate Market. The month of June has closed out the first half of the year by breaking records for the year. As was mentioned last month, many economists were waiting for a six month trend in the market place to make a deduction on whether our real estate market was on the way to stabilizing. Tucson Home sales volume .. (Buying)

Is it time to buy in the Tucson Real Estate Market

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 Aniruddha Badola (July 01, 2009)  We get asked every week is it time to buy a home in the Tucson and surrounding areas of Oro Valley, Marana and Vail. We thought that we would give some insight into the current home sales statistics, the amount of homes for sale, and current real estate news that affects current home sales in the Tucson area. Without a crystal ball it is very difficult to predict whether Tucson is .. (Buying)

Puerto Vallarta's Brand New Luxury Address Waiting for You

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 Aniruddha Badola (June 18, 2009)  Over the years Costa Vallarta has become a popular second home destination for people looking for sun and sand. Majority of them being homeowners from USA and Canada. This place on the side of Pacific Ocean is blessed with pristine white sand beaches and lush green tropical flora. So it doesn't take long for a tourist enchanted by its beauty. Due to increasing influx of people looking .. (Buying)

Ask These Question Before You List your Property - Part II

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 Aniruddha Badola (June 01, 2009)  In the first part of the article - “Ask These Question Before You List your Property" – we discussed some of the steps you must undertake while Buying Homes in Mexico. In this concluding article, we will discuss the rest of the things to remember before making any property investment in Mexico. 1. Ask what type of schedule the agent has planned for open houses . If the .. (Buying)

Home Inspections - Their Purpose and Process

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 Rodney McNabb (June 01, 2009)  Home Inspections – Their Purpose and Process What is a home inspection? A home inspection, as defined, is an examination of the physical structure and systems of a home, which provides a detailed ’snapshot’ of the condition of the home at the time of the inspection. The purpose of a home inspection is to help reduce some of the risk involved in purchasing a home; .. (Buying)

Ask These Question Before You List your Property

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 Aniruddha Badola (May 26, 2009)  Most people only sell a small number of homes in their lifetime. With such limited experience, how do you expect to be capable of maximizing your profits from your home sale? Many sellers make the mistake of assuming that all real estate agents are the same and list with the first agent who comes along. Not taking the time to research the agent who will list your house could cost you .. (Buying)

Retiring to Cozumel and the Island Life style is Becoming Popular in Mexico

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 Thomas Lloyd (May 09, 2009)  Rita Sheese has been living and working in the Cozumel real estate market for over 20 years. She is President of the Cozumel AMPI association which is the sister organization of NAR in the United States and CREA in Canada. Rita’s background is as interesting as it is diversified, but basically reflects a dedication and passion in two fields: Real Estate and underwater activities. . (Buying)

Avoid Jumping through Hoops When Buying Mexico Real Estate

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 Aniruddha Badola (May 01, 2009)  Any real estate investment can prove to be a little complicated or complex, even for the most experienced investor. When you take that investment international, you wind up with a whole new set of rules, laws, and regulations regarding real estate investing, buying, and selling. When you want to invest in something as wonderful and gorgeous as Mexican Real Estate, you need a company .. (Buying)

Work With the Best in Texas, Austin Commercial Real Estate

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 Aniruddha Badola (April 29, 2009)  When it comes to commercial real estate, you need to be very careful about who you work with. The bigger the risk you take, the bigger the reward. But what if you could take that risk with less uncertainty and know that you are going to have a much higher chance of being successful in your commercial real estate endeavors? When you work with Insight Texas, you'll get exactly that. At .. (Buying)

Buying a Home in Austin, Texas

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 Aniruddha Badola (April 24, 2009)  For any first time home buyer, buying a new home can be an overwhelming experience. When it comes to Buying Real Estate in Austin, Texas, you can be sure that you've chosen a great market to buy in. Austin is known as the “Live Music Capital of the World”, and has more music venues than any other U. S. city per capita. They also host the internationally popular South by .. (Buying)

Lake Travis is a Safe Bet for Buying and Investing

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 Aniruddha Badola (April 21, 2009)  Austin, Texas is a city with much to offer. Known as the 2006 Money Magazine Number 1 Best Big City to Live In, as well as the ‘Live Music Capital of the World', Austin has something for just about everyone. If you're looking into real estate investing in the area or settling down and buying a family home, there are plenty of options. Right now, the safest market in the entire U. .. (Buying)

Forget the Stock Market Invest in Mexico Real Estate

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 Aniruddha Badola (April 18, 2009)  If you've had enough of the volatile stock market, you need to put your money into Mexican Beachfront Real Estate. This property is recession proof and inflation proof, because of the location and the popularity of Mexico as a vacation destination. You can easily buy a home on the Mexico coast and make a better investment by renting it out to tourists than you could guarantee making in .. (Buying)

Good Opportunity for First time Home Buyers in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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 Aniruddha Badola (March 23, 2009)  The slowdown in real estate market offers a great opportunity for individuals who want to buy their first home. And Puerto Vallarta Homes make a good option though there is no dearth of affordable properties available for you in Mexico. Properties in Puerto Vallarta offer a wide variety of alternative homes, well suited to families of every size. Another reason for Puerto Vallarta .. (Buying)

Tips to Get Your Dream Home in Mexico

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 Aniruddha Badola (March 18, 2009)  Why not Mexico ? If you are thinking of safe and secure real estate investment options apart from U. S, then Mexico will the number one choice. One of the factors that make Mexico a safe destination for investment is market conditions that are very different from U. S. The other factor is the Mexico ‘s closeness with U. S, this proximity makes it easier to visit and hence .. (Buying)

Now is the Time to Buy Panama Real Estate

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 Aniruddha Badola (March 06, 2009)  Panama real estate is in high demand these days. If you did not already know, Panama is an amazing country in Central America that resembles a tiny piece of paradise. For many years, the beauty of Panama remained undiscovered by foreigners. Nowadays, more and more vacationers and retirees are flocking to this nation. Panama has incredible weather and an abundance of natural beauty. The .. (Buying)

Mexico Real Estate: Right choice for Baby Boomers

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 Aniruddha Badola (March 04, 2009)  Mexico makes a good retirement state for many senior citizens, who prefer to stay at warm place. With illnesses like arthritis kicking in, elderly people like to think of places, where they can relax under the sun. So, those who are planning to invest in Mexican Real Estate, particularly retirement houses, the time is ripe. At this juncture prices of retirement properties in Mexico have . (Buying)

Austin Real Estate - Why Buy Austin Real Estate?

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 Aniruddha Badola (February 26, 2009)  Austin Real Estate is a great investment. You can select from a wide range of properties and locations when you are looking to buy real estate in the capital city of Texas. Austin is situated in the heart of this great state, and there are tons of reasons why you should consider buying commercial real estate in this area. There is a thriving community growing constantly in this city. .. (Buying)

Now is the Time to Buy a Home in Austin

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 Aniruddha Badola (February 23, 2009)  Austin Homes are a great investment. Even though there have been a lot of issues with the current economic situation and severe problems with the mortgage and real estate markets, now is still a good time to buy. You can take advantage of lower housing prices and falling interest rates. Think about what is best for you, and consider the following reasons to buy Austin Real Estate. One .. (Buying)

Why Buy Real Estate in Mexico?

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 Aniruddha Badola (February 17, 2009)  Mexico Real Estate is an attractive investment for anyone looking to purchase property. With so many places to choose from, many people want to know why Mexico is so special. This brief article will clue you in on some of the main reasons that Real Estate in Mexico is so appealing. Read on to find out more about our neighbor to the south. Mexico has a rich and vibrant history as our .. (Buying)

The Benefits of Investing in Panama Real Estate

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 Aniruddha Badola (February 13, 2009)  Tropical paradise is what many people think when they hear the word Panama. This South American country attracts a lot of tourists every year because of wonderful tourist destinations and friendly people. It is no wonder that many individuals from all over the world are looking into Panama Real Estate to experience beautiful beaches, wonderful seascapes, and magnificent views. What sets . (Buying)

Austin Real Estate: Vacation Homes as a Good Investment

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 Aniruddha Badola (February 10, 2009)  Buying a second home is at the back of many people's minds. After paying off the mortgage of your first home, it is but natural to consider getting another home in an area that is beautiful and picturesque, just like Austin, Texas. A few years ago, getting Property in Austin can be very hard on the pocket. However, because of the slowdown in the housing market, even prime locations are .. (Buying)

Texas Real Estate: Great Spot for Seniors and Retires

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 Aniruddha Badola (February 07, 2009)  Texas is one of the most popular retirement states because many seniors prefer living in areas where the climate is warm. With their arthritis kicking in, elderly people prefer to settle down in places where they can relax under the sun. For those who are planning to invest in Texas Real Estate, particularly in retirement homes, the time is right for buying properties. It is important .. (Buying)

How to Persuade Your Spouse Buy the House That YOU Love

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 Michael Mclaughlin (February 05, 2009)  Opposites do attract, however opposite ideas on home purchases criteria, can lead to a colossal headache for both husband and wife. When you’re at an impasse on which home to buy, make use of these following tips on how to convince your spouse to come around to your way of thinking. 1. Know the reason for his apprehension. There are a lot of reasons why your partner would say .. (Buying)

How to Buy a Home during the Housing Crisis

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 Michael Mclaughlin (February 05, 2009)  Why would anyone consider buying a home in the middle of a housing crisis? There is an old saying, the way to make money in real estate is to sell when the masses are buying and buy when the masses are selling. This may be the best time in an entire generation to purchase a home. There are some incredible deals to be had, interest rates are at an all time low and government stimulus .. (Buying)




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