Tag: Real Estate

Yes, You Can Buy a Home Without an Agent, But…
Posted on 09/01/2019
Yes, You Can Buy a Home Without an Agent, But…
You may be thinking to yourself that rather than hiring an agent, you could use that commission money for something else. In most cases, buyers' real estate agents will ask for five to eight percent of the property's purchase price, which is certainly not cheap. After all, can’t you just post your ideal house on a Facebook forum...
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What to Know About Florida Property Tax
Posted on 08/18/2019
What to Know About Florida Property Tax
Florida is different from most states in the USA in that there is no state income tax. If you are a homeowner who is making money from renting out your property, or you recently sold your home, you have to pay taxes to the US government (federal taxes). There is also a yearly tax issued on the value...
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What to Consider Before Buying Homes in the Suburbs
Posted on 08/11/2019
What to Consider Before Buying Homes in the Suburbs
Are you planning to move away from the bustle and frenzy of a major commercial city and want to settle in some peaceful, serene environment? If you answered yes, purchasing a home in suburban neighborhoods is probably on your to-do list already. Buying a home is a substantial investment; therefore, it requires proper planning and careful considerations before...
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Reasons Why 2019 is An Important Year For Housing
Posted on 07/21/2019
Reasons Why 2019 is An Important Year For Housing
Winter season is gone; homebuyers are warming up to get the best house available. It is not out of place for several questions or thought to run through their mind. Questions like - is 2019 a good year to buy a home? The good news is that 2019 is a critical year for housing. Below are some reasons...
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Foolproof Ways of Expediting the Home-Buying Process
Posted on 03/31/2019
Foolproof Ways of Expediting the Home-Buying Process
The home buying process is a rather long nightmare that most home buyers run from, especially first-time home buyers. Alas, it is a task required at some point in life. Owning a home sits at the top of the to-do list of virtually every adult in the United States. It is a part of the American Dream. As...
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Coming to Friendly Terms - Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Posted on 03/04/2019
Coming to Friendly Terms - Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Ginnie, Freddie, and Fannie are friends of the real estate mortgage and housing industry. You hear about them whenever you read very deeply about how mortgages work. But who are they? And what do they have to do with you? What’s in a name? These three entities are nicknames for mortgage agencies established by the United States Government....
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