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Tag / Home Buying Tips
Low Ball Offer

Five Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make in a Seller’s Market

Lowball Offers: One of the biggest mistakes buyers are making these days are sticking with lowball offers.  This was common during the lowest points of the housing bust but there has been a resurgence.  Buyers and Sellers often have different ideas of what constitutes a ‘lowball offer’. “Sleeping on it” too long: The reality of...CONTINUE READING

Tips from KW – Choosing a Neighborhood

There are many factors to consider when selecting a neighborhood that is right for you. Below are just a few of the many factors — you may think of others that are important to you. Neighborhoods have characteristic personalities designed to best suit single people, growing families, two-career couples, or retirees.  SCOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD! It...CONTINUE READING

10 Tips For Buying First Home

Check your credit score #1 factor in the tightened credit world Set your housing budget You need to know how much you are personally able to spend on housing payments. Financial experts recommend homeowners spend about 30% of monthly income on principal, interest, homeowners insurance, and taxes. Start saving and stop spending Start saving the...CONTINUE READING