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Evaluating the Asking Price of a House Evaluating the Asking Price of a House

By Jynette DeMarco

This article explains how a seller determines an asking price. It then describes how this price is sometimes different than the true market price of the house and how a buyer should calculate their offering price.

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What is a Title Search? What is a Title Search?

There are a lot of different professionals a homebuyer might need to work with in order to see their way through the homebuying process. Most people know that they are going to have to hire a realtor, a mortgage broker, and a home inspector. An important part of the homebuying process that most people are not as knowledgeable about is the title search. So many ask, what is a "Title Search" and why do you need to have one for your home?

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Buying a Fixer-Upper Buying a Fixer-Upper

By Derren Peters

Fixer-Uppers are homes that require a bit of maintanence, and so will usually be sold for a lower price. This article outlines some important questions you should ask and decisions you should make before making that purchase.

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Importance Of A Home Inspection Importance Of A Home Inspection

You've found the house of your dreams and negotiated the seller down to a price you can manage. There is one more important thing you need to do to make sure you don't end up paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs.

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Agent's Protocol Agent's Protocol

By Eddie Gallese

You are ready to start the home search and you want to secure a buyer's agent to represent you. Here are a few tips to make sure you get the most out of your agent.

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