Buyers

March 9, 2020

All About Loomis: A Homebuyer’s Guide

If you’re thinking about buying a home in Loomis, you’ve come to the right place! A small, family-oriented town with rural charm and large residential lots, Loomis is the ideal place for those who want their home to act as an escape into peace and quiet while still maintaining a ...

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Sept. 25, 2019

15 Overlooked Tax Deductions to Pay Attention to

In just a few short months, tax season will be upon us! We know it’s tempting, but don’t take the easy way out this year. Chances are, you’ll end up losing a lot of hard-earned money. Although the reform on taxes in 2018 did change many popular write-offs, there are ...

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Sept. 24, 2019

Tax Season Refunds & Real Estate Purchases

Don’t let tax season get you down! Make the most of it and use your refund toward a down payment for closing costs to buy your new home. If this sounds like your kind of deal, you might find this information helpful as you plan. 

Below is a reality ...

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Sept. 24, 2019

Vacation Money Saving Tips

Planning your vacation while saving to buy a home? It’s not impossible! Taking a vacation on a scaled-back budget is totally possible. Check out a few ideas on ways to save money when you travel:
 

1. Shop around for bargains 

The old concept of “supply and demand” is likely ...

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Sept. 24, 2019

Is Buying a Vacation Home a Good Investment?

You know the feeling: You’ve just wrapped up a wonderful vacation! Now you’re going through withdrawals as you head back home to the drudgeries of everyday life. While there may be no way to escape your job (short of winning the lottery), more and more people are hanging onto a ...

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Jan. 23, 2019

How to Sign up for Monthly Market Reports

If you're currently on the hunt for the perfect new home, you need to utilize monthly market reports. They are the hidden gem of the home buying process! Market Reports contain a list of area home values (aka comps) over a specified timeframe in your desired city, subdivision or ...

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Jan. 22, 2019

Questions Every Home Buyer Should Ask

Like the famous author Steven Covey would say in his book, 7 Habits of Highly Successful People, you need to “begin with the end in mind.” In real estate, it’s no different. It’s important to think about the home you hope to buy in the future.

What does the ...

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Jan. 22, 2019

The Importance of Inspecting Your Potential Home

It is a seller’s responsibility during the sale of their home to “disclose” all material facts regarding the knowledge they have about the home. Any remodeling or repairs that have been done on the property should be disclosed. Any issues they know about need to be made known to the ...

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Jan. 22, 2019

Determining the Right Offer Price

Determining the price you are willing to offer should be determined by what the market warrants. To know this information, you will need to see the comparables.

That is a list of homes that are currently under contract and the most recent homes that have sold. There is a high ...

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Jan. 22, 2019

Location, Location, Location

You may have heard the phrase that the three things that matter most in real estate are, “location, location, and location.” Nonetheless, some buyers end up purchasing a home in a location that’s not right for them, simply because they make their choice for all the wrong reasons.

They’re looking at ...

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