Join bloggers Amanda and Corey Hendrix as their family embarks on a new homebuying journey. From previously living in older homes that require plenty of love (and renovations), they’re looking at opening up their option into new build territory.
In this article: Time-consuming steps of buying a house How fast can you buy a house? 1. Start financial preparation 2. Get to know your market 3. Get pre-approved and start searching 4. Make an offer 5. Complete escrow-related tasks and finalize plans 6. Close on your new home On average, it takes 4 Â½ […]
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It’s that sunny time of year when you end up spending half your workday staring out your office window wondering when your next chance to hit the beach will be. What if the answer was “right after work” every single dayâright outside your door? Affordable beachfront living does exist, even within commuting distance of pricey […]
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Get those rainy day funds in order – you’re going to need them.
Glossing over the bedroom could mean huge pet peeves after you buyâor worse, real problems that cost you money. Watch out for these issues in the boudoir.Â
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When buying a home, whatâs love got to do with it? As it turns out, more than we thought! Just in time for Valentineâs Day, we surveyed almost 800 people to find out how love shapes different attitudes and experiences of homebuying. (Donât worry, we included singles, too!) Hereâs what our survey found out.
Buying a new home while selling your current one is a balancing act. Here are some practical tips to help you succeed as both a buyer and seller.
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Unemployment has hit record highs, as COVID-19 has caused millions to lose their jobs. Here’s how filing for unemployment could affect home buying.
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Name:Â Chris V. Year: 2004 City:Â Kapolei Occupation: Army Age:Â 21 Salary:Â $20,000 + $1,300 a month housing allowance Home Price:Â $160,000 Chris and his wife, Nichole, had only been married for a couple of years when they bought their first home in 2004. Like most young couples, they didn’t have enough income for a giant mortgage or […]
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