Monthly Archives: May 2013

Clearing up escrow confusion

When you buy a house, you’re going to hear the word “escrow” thrown around often. It’s one of those terms that people just accept without really knowing what it is. Then later, there is confusion because they forget that when … Continue reading

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Understanding the home inspection process

Although a home inspection is not required by law, it is always a good idea to have an objective third party inspect a home you wish to buy. A reliable home inspector can save you literally thousands of dollars in … Continue reading

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15-year mortgage

For decades, when home buyers were discussing the terms of their mortgage, it was generally understood that it would be paid off in 30 years. But a couple of decades ago, buyers started hearing about the option of a 15-year … Continue reading

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Research the schools when moving

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, if you have children, one of the biggest considerations when buying a home is the schools they will attend. It is important, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task … Continue reading

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