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Don’t Be Tempted To Waive The Home Inspection When Buying A Home

In hot markets full of multiple offers buyers are often tempted to do anything to get a home. One thing they should not do is forgo the home inspection. For buyers, waiving the option to have a professional inspection contingent … Continue reading

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Should you buy a fixer-upper?

With fewer houses to choose from, more buyers are considering purchasing homes with problems. Here’s what you need to know, and which issues might be too much to take on. Read more: http://realestate.msn.com/april-2013-buying-advice-should-you-buy-a-fixer-upper?ocid=vt_fbmsnre

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Disclosure: What Sellers Need to Know

States are cracking down on sellers’ obligation to disclose known material facts about properties for sale—especially conditions not readily apparent, such as a cracked foundation. A material fact is anything that could affect the sale price or influence a buyer’s … Continue reading

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Buying a home? Beware of health hazards lurking in older homes

With spring finally upon us, more and more potential homebuyers are out and about looking for homes to call their own. Many homebuyers are drawn to looking at older homes (1900-1960) for a variety of reasons from their character to … Continue reading

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That foreclosure might not be such a good deal

That foreclosure you’re thinking about buying just might not be the deal you thought. There are some additional problems and hurdles associated with buying a foreclosure that buyers should make sure they price into their offers.  Homes that sit vacant can … Continue reading

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What your home inspection may or may not uncover

A home inspection is a fairly standard part of the home buying process. What many first time homebuyers do not know is that your standard home inspection is not going to cover absolutely everything. Even after some homeowners get a … Continue reading

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How Your Appraisal Can Ruin Your Mortgage

How Your Appraisal Can Ruin Your Mortgage – Appraisals are one of the most important steps in buying or selling a home, yet they can also be among the most frustrating as well. That’s because when it comes to determining … Continue reading

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Homebuyers: Real Home Inspection Advice From A Real Home Inspector

Do a web search on home inspections and you are sure to get plenty of advice. But just who is giving this advice and more importantly, how do THEY know what a home inspection is supposed to entail? Many would be … Continue reading

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Radon Exposure in Homes Across America Still Leading to Lung Cancer

“Testing for radon is one of the easiest and smartest things people can do to protect their homes and families from this serious health risk,”  said Gina McCarthy, assistant administrator for the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, in a … Continue reading

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