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3 Things To Remember About Renter's Insurance

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One of the most overlooked types of coverage is renter's insurance. Many renters feel that it is unnecessary and an expense that is ultimately not worth it. In reality, if you rent a home or apartment, you should consider renter's insurance. Before writing off getting coverage or shopping for a policy, here are some things you should consider.   There's a Difference Between Actual and Replacement Value When you are shopping for renter's insurance, you will have a choice between policies that offer replacement or actual value coverage.

13 October 2016

What To Teach Your Child To Do When They Get Locked Out Of The House

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One of the scenarios you need to be prepared for as a parent is the inevitable situation where your child will get locked out of the house and there are no adults around to let them in. Your child may have a key to get in, but it can get lost or misplaced or even left in the house, leaving your young one without a way to get inside when they get home from school or a friend's house.

7 October 2016

3 Questions To Ask Potential Real Estate Agents During Your Consultations

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Now that you've decided to put your home on the market finding a real estate agent to work with is an essential next step. Here are a few questions to ask during your consultations with potential service providers that should help you decide which one will meet your needs the best: What Services Have Additional Fees Associated With Them?  One of the most important things to consider when consulting with potential real estate agents is additional fees because they can make a big impact on the overall costs of your home sale.

7 October 2016

Tips For Purchasing A Starter Or Temporary Home

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Not every home purchase is meant to be a forever home. Whether you are shopping for a starter home or simply know that you won't be remaining in an area for the rest of your life, it's still important to purchase with care. There are certain things you should look for in these somewhat temporary home purchases to make sure you can easily sell them when the time comes to move on.

29 September 2016

3 Benefits Of Working With A Real Estate Agent To Find A Home

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If you are about to begin the process of looking for a home to purchase, then you will need to decide if you want to look for a home on your own, or if you would like to work with a real estate agent. There are a lot of benefits to working with a real estate agent to find a great home, and this article will discuss 3 of these benefits.

28 September 2016

Understanding Your Budget: Hidden Costs And Potential Expenses When You Buy Your First Home

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It's an exciting time to purchase your first home. While you may find out quickly how much you can borrow by getting pre-qualified for a mortgage, this doesn't necessarily mean you should spend every last penny on the purchase price of your home. You will have to take into consideration closing costs for buying the home, current repairs that need to get done right away, and even furniture costs if you are moving from a smaller residence to a new home.

28 September 2016

Three Tips When Buying A Home

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Finding a new home can be one of the most fulfilling and rewarding steps that you take in your life. In order to turn this dream into a reality, you need to be sure that you understand a few tips that will help you land the home that you have always wanted. Read these guidelines below and put them into use, as you also contact a real estate agent who will help you become a home owner.

26 September 2016

Learning How To Work With A Homeowner Association When Buying A Home

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Many communities, especially gated communities or condominium areas, utilize a homeowner association to create a series of guidelines and bylines. If you're considering buying a home with such a group, it is important to understand them fully. Otherwise, you might end up butting heads and regretting your purchase. The Basics Of Homeowner Associations Homeowner associations are groups that help govern a community by creating guidelines, upholding rules, and maintaining certain common areas.

16 September 2016

3 Things To Analyze When Choosing A Lot For Your New Home

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If you are planning on building a new home and are looking for a lot to buy for this purpose, you may want to spend some time looking for the right piece of land. You should choose a location you like in an area that is nice, but you should also consider the following three factors as you look at lots for sale. Dimensions The location and looks of a lot are important, but choosing a lot with the right dimensions is also an important factor to consider.

8 September 2016

Buying A New Home? Two Tips To Help You Get The Best Deal

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If you're in the market for a new house, it's important that you get the best deal.  Buying a home is a huge investment, and you need to get the most house for your money.  While you likely understand that you can certainly negotiate the listed price of the homes that you're looking at, there are a few other things you can do to ensure that you're getting a good price.

30 August 2016