Homebuying Tips for Boat Owners

March 6, 2015

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When one of the most important aspects of house hunting becomes finding a suitable parking place for your boat, it’s time to admit that you’re a boater for life. You’re also using your noggin. When marina fees can run up to $500 a month in some parts of the country – and that’s without the [...]

Real Estate Jargon, Explained

November 11, 2014

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It pre-dates “textese” and pager codes, but even to individuals familiar with those modern informal languages, real estate lingo may still be incomprehensible. There are two types of real estate slang: the acronyms used in ads (of which there are over 6,000) and the daily jargon used by real estate industry professionals in their work. [...]

Applying for a Mortgage? Avoid These Common Mistakes

February 15, 2013

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If you’re a first-time buyer, an itch to start looking at homes typically starts just after you make the decision to buy. The feeling may be so overwhelming that it’s the very first thing you do. That’s mistake number one: Looking at homes without knowing how much you can spend on a home isn’t just [...]