Many prospective homeowners hit a wall when deciding between condos and single family homes. There are reasons to fall in love with the idea of either. But there are also drawbacks to both, depending on your personal needs and aspirations for home life.
If you are debating between purchasing a condominium or a house, here are some considerations to get you closer to making a decision.
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Buying a home is an important and rare decision, and following through with it can prove stressful for even the most diligent prospective homeowners. In planning for a home purchase, thrifty shoppers may look to avoid a buyer’s agent fee by contacting seller’s agents directly.
However, as appealing as it may sound to save on a buyer’s agent fee, this strategy may be riskier than it seems.
Here are four reasons to reconsider cutting a buyer’s agent out of the picture:
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Buying a home at any point can be tricky, but especially so in a seller’s market! Shortage of properties and higher costs are to be expected, but there are ways to ensure you get the best deal possible. Here are some helpful tips and tricks for navigating a seller’s market as a buyer:
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A home inspection is one of your most valuable tools as a home buyer. Hiring a certified inspector allows you to proactively discover problems with the home so that you can more effectively negotiate and understand what you’re getting yourself in to.
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Assessing a Neighborhood Before Moving In Can Be Tricky
Many big cities offer a plethora of neighborhoods and different areas to fit every budget and lifestyle. Although you’ll obviously need to decide on a house you like, the surrounding neighborhood is just as important! The availability of local attractions, crime rates, and educational systems have a profound impact on your living experience. Here’s a few things to look out for when looking for the best neighborhood to fit your needs:
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Some like the history of resale properties, others like the modernity of new construction. There’s no right way to go, but when comparing new and resale, there are a number of advantages to consider:
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When it comes to purchasing real estate property, there are a number of different types to consider. Each comes with its own unique intricacies, advantages, and disadvantages. Here are a few of the most popular types of properties:
Definition: A single-family home is a completely detached, standalone structure on its own lot.
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