Tag: home buying tips

Beware, home buyers: A record number of homes are selling above their asking price

This year’s spring home-buying season is set to be one of the most competitive ever, as the pandemic continues to stoke interest in homeownership. And home prices are skyrocketing as a result. A new report from real-estate brokerage Redfin RDFN, -0.22% found that 39% of homes sold above their listing price during the four-week...

5 Hidden Costs of Home Buying

Buying a home is an expensive endeavor. But in addition to expenses you’ve planned for—a down payment, closing costs, hiring movers—a few unexpected ones are likely to pop up as you’re on a path to home ownership. To help avoid that sticker shock, real estate experts shared with House...

Tips For Buying A Home In Dallas During The Winter

Winter is here in the Dallas area and even though we don’t get a lot of snow and ice during the winter months like some states, the reality is that the colder temperatures can make it difficult for home buyers. Should you put your home-buying plans on hold until...

Tips For Buying A Home In 2021

Are you planning on buying a home in 2021? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Buying a home is a great way to finally get off the ‘seesaw’ of renting and invest in your future but there are several important things that you should do before you...

Tax tips for home buyers and sellers

While the 2019 tax filing season may be over, if you’re buying or selling real estate this year, you may want to consult a tax expert as well as a real estate agent. “The key is to become a great record keeper — that can save you a big...

Four First Time Home Buying Mistakes To Avoid

Now is a good time for first-time house hunters to prepare for the spring homebuying season. If you’re a novice to the market, you might want to hear from experts on the biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make. According to Corey Burr, a senior vice president at TTR Sotheby’s International...

When to walk away: Red flags in the home buying process

Buying a home is an incredibly exciting decision, but it rarely goes as smoothly as we hope. From questions about the neighbors, to surprises on the inspection report, add in the nerves associated with making one of the biggest investments of your life, and it begs the question: how...

Home Buying Tips For Unmarried Couples

Are you planning on buying a home with your partner or fiancé? If so, there’s no doubt that buying a home can be a stressful experience when you’re married but it can also be even more stressful if you’re unmarried that’s why in this article I will share with...

Home Buying Tips For First Time Buyers

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