Choosing a Neighborhood

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Finding the perfect house means more than the house itself. You have to love the neighborhood too. If you only love the inside of your home, but hate the community, you can quickly fall out of love with your home. So how do you find a home in the right neighborhood? Here are some simple tips. CONSIDER WHAT YOU WANT The first step is to think about what type of neighborhood you want. There is no one-size-fits-al...
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Moving to a new area is hard work, especially if you are a parent or plan to be one in the near future. Aside from choosing a house that is the perfect size and layout, you have to consider your surroundings, including the school district that your children will attend. Before you sign on the dotted line, you should know what to look for to make sure that your children are happy, safe, and well educated based o...
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There is no formula for directly measuring property value. Various factors are at play and more often than not, they are at a continuous state of fluctuation. One necessary distinction that has to be made, however, is the difference between what you call home price and the final valuation of the property after the appraisal has been made. The property price laid out during the offer between buyer and seller is ...
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Buying and selling a home has never been as easy as it is today. Most information that has remained solely in the hands of realtors a decade ago are now available to any regular buyer or seller through the networked convenience of the internet. And it is this same generous convergence of business and data that allowed for the development of new tools to help usher a new era of mortgage and real estate. In this ...