Considering A Vacation Home? 3 Things You Should Know

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Vacation homes are a great option for those who like to vacation in the same area on a regular basis. A vacation home will ensure that you always have a comfortable place to stay and relax in your off time. Whether you want a vacation home at the beach, in the mountains, or in another type of location, a vacation home can be a worthwhile investment. However, there are a few things you should know before taking the plunge on a vacation home.

20 April 2018

How Property Taxes Work When Buying A House

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When you buy a house, you should receive a credit from the seller for the property taxes due up to the date of the closing. This occurs because property taxes accrue during a year but are not paid until the next year. Because of the way this works, the person selling the house will be responsible for paying all the property taxes due on the date you close on the house, and there are several things to expect from this.

20 April 2018

Three Things To Consider Before Buying A New Home In A Subdivision

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Buying a newly constructed home in a subdivision offers a lot of benefits. You'll be in a house that's never been lived in before, which means everything is brand new. You also get the benefit of not having to negotiate with an owner who might be emotionally attached to the home. However, purchasing a newly constructed home in a subdivision isn't always for everyone. Here are some points to consider before you begin looking at subdivisions.

20 April 2018

How Escrow Accounts Work When Buying A House

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It is very common for mortgage lenders to set up escrow accounts for people who are buying homes, and you should expect this too if you are currently in the process of buying a house. An escrow account is something that helps homeowners save up for their property taxes and home insurance premiums, and here are several things to understand about escrow accounts. Your escrow account will begin with a cash value

19 April 2018

Three Features Luxury Homes In The City Must Have These Days

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Luxury may seem like an easy word, but it actually means many different things at different times. Luxury homes back in the 18th century were lucky to have some form of interior plumbing. Today, luxury means having plenty of technology that makes your life easier. If you build or buy a luxury home in a major city, there are features that your home will be expected to have. Here are three features that luxury homes in the city must have these days.

19 April 2018

3 Things To Do Before Listing Your Home With An Agent

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If you are anxious to sell your house fast, you might think that the best thing for you to do would be to get in touch with a real estate agent right away. However, there are some things that you will want to do around your property before you sign the listing agreement. This way, you will be able to get the most money for your home, and the agent will be able to begin listing it right away.

18 April 2018

When And Why An Appraisal Is Needed During The Home-Buying Process

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If you are in the process of making an offer on real estate for sale, once the seller accepts your offer, you will have to move on and start completing different steps required when buying a house. One of these steps is getting an appraisal on the house you are buying, and here are several things you should know about when to get the appraisal and why you need it.

18 April 2018