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Category: Real Estate Buyer Info (23 posts)

  • March 28, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Tele

  • March 14, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions First

Many people simply assume that buying a home is always better than renting, but that is not always the case. Owning a home makes sense in certain circumstances, just as renting is a smart move in othe

  • December 13, 2017
  • Donna Bubic

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

Buying a first home is an exciting time in an individual's life. You may already have a family that needs more than simply being a good structure to protect against them against the elements. In addit

  • October 24, 2017
  • Donna Bubic

Buying Your First Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

If you are in the market for your first home, you’ve probably saved a substantial amount of money for the down payment. You researched closing costs, sought out the best deal on a mortgage, and

  • August 23, 2017
  • Donna Bubic

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

Buying your first house can be an exciting and stressful time. There are so many things to consider that you can find yourself getting overwhelmed. Here are some common mistakes first-time homebuyers

  • July 26, 2017
  • Donna Bubic

Five Things First Time Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

Shopping for your first home is exciting, and it is only natural to want to get right to it. The idea of trading in that monthly rent check for a mortgage payment that builds equity and wealth for the

  • June 28, 2017
  • Donna Bubic

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home

Everyone looks forward to a vacation, and many people return to their favorite spot each year. If you really enjoy your annual destination, you might be ready to invest in a vacation home. There are m

  • June 14, 2017
  • Donna Bubic

Gathering the Money for a Down Payment in Two Years or Less

Whether you are looking to purchase a home in the next two years or you intend to wait another five, you must find a way to save up enough money to use for a down payment. Without the money to make a

  • May 10, 2017
  • Donna Bubic

Home Buying 101 - Why the Relationship with Your Broker Should Be a Positive Partnership

Whether you are looking for your first home or moving up to the home of your dreams, having an experienced real estate broker or agent in your corner is a must. Real estate is a very specialized indus

  • December 28, 2016
  • Donna Bubic

Should You Borrow Money to Invest in Real Estate?

There's no disputing that real estate investment is one of the best business models for those looking to achieve long-term financial success. The one problem most would-be investors have, however, is

  • October 26, 2016
  • Donna Bubic

5 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

Investing in a rental property is a great step toward earning passive income and building wealth. Unfortunately, becoming a landlord for the first time can also be challenging and lead to a financial

  • September 28, 2016
  • Donna Bubic

7 Tips for Buying a Condominium

There are many advantages to living in a condominium. You aren't required to mow the grass or shovel the snow (if any). You have access to amenities such as pools and fitness centers. And you probably

  • August 10, 2016
  • Donna Bubic

Tips to Ease the Moving Process

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that

  • July 27, 2016
  • Donna Bubic

Rent or Buy? 3 Tips to Help You Decide

The decision to buy or rent a home in is one that should not be taken lightly. After all, the choice you make is going to affect you for at least a year and probably much longer than that. While this

  • April 27, 2016
  • Donna Bubic

Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions

Many people simply assume that buying a home is always better than renting, but that is not always the case. Owning a home makes sense in certain circumstances, just as renting is a smart move in othe

  • March 23, 2016
  • Roar Admin

Location, Condition, Price: The Top Three Features Of A Good Rental House

When you are shopping for an investment property you should make some of the same assessment criteria important that you would use if you were buying the property for yourself. A nice home in a good l

  • March 9, 2016
  • Donna Bubic

Make Money When You Buy

Every intelligent real estate investor understands the basic principle of making money when you buy. It’s extremely important to learn and understand this concept for your business because it ca

  • November 24, 2015
  • Donna Bubic

Buying a New Home Instead of an Existing Home? Things to Consider...

If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home. An existing home is a house that has been lived in before, wherea

  • November 10, 2015
  • Donna Bubic

What To Look For When Buying Your First Home

Becoming a first time homebuyer is an exciting time in an individual's life. You may already have a family that needs more than simply being a good structure to protect against them against the elemen

  • October 28, 2015
  • Donna Bubic

The Benefits of Investing in Income-Producing Properties

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch

  • October 14, 2015
  • Donna Bubic

4 Homebuyer Tips To Make House Hunting More Efficient

Going house hunting can be fun and exciting at first, but the more houses you look at, the more frustrating you might become -- especially if you just can't seem to find the perfect home. No one

  • May 14, 2015

7 Hidden Costs of Homeownership

You've made that momentous decision to buy a home. Your credit score is good, your employment is steady, you're debt-free and you've even saved up enough money to cover a down payment as well as some

  • October 1, 2014

First-Time Home Buyer Plan

Navigating the World of Home Buying     Don't rush and fall into love with a house you can't afford.  It can be heartbreaking if you don't prequalify for a mortgage. Step 1: How muc