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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

Posted by Coldwell Banker Heritage Social on May 29, 2023 in  uncategorized
Buying a home is one of the most significant investments you'll make in your lifetime. It's essential to do your research and avoid common mistakes to ensure that you make the best decision for your financial future. In this blog, we'll explore some of the most common mistakes to avoid when buying a home. Not Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage One of the most common mistakes is not getting pre-approved for a mortgage before house hunting. Pre-approval can give you an accurate idea of how much you can afford to sp... read more
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Questions to consider when listing For Sale By Owner

Posted by Brennan Curry on March 10, 2022 in  uncategorized
Owning a home is a great achievement for anyone. Your home should be something to be proud of. That’s why when it comes to selling, you may be interested in going for the For Sale By Owner route. While selling your home yourself is very rewarding, it also comes with a lot of challenges. Here are six questions to ask yourself before you take that dive alone.       1- Are you able to price your estate properly?   When selling your own home, finding the right asking price can be tricky. If yo... read more
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Tips for Gig Workers Looking to Purchase a Home

Posted by Alysia Bauer on November 05, 2021 in  uncategorized
Over the past few years, jobs in the “gig economy” have become increasingly popular. Uber/Lyft drivers, pet sitters and dog walkers, freelancers, influencers, DoorDash/Grubhub drivers. The list goes on. Having the freedom to create your own schedule is exciting and enticing to those looking for a non-traditional 9-5 job.  But if you are in the market to buy a home, you might run into some trouble. Mortgage companies often see gig workers as someone with an unpredictable paycheck who lacks financia... read more
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Home Sweet Home

Why Buying Beats Renting
Posted by Alysia Bauer on June 24, 2020 in  uncategorized
Are you thinking of buying but aren’t sure if it is the right move for you? Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime and is no small expense. But, there are major benefits to owning a home that you cannot get while renting. Check out these five reasons why we think buying beats renting. Build Equity One of the most significant benefits of owning a home is building equity. Your equity is the difference between what you can sell it for and what you still owe. As yo... read more
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8 First Time Homebuyer Mistakes You Can Avoid

First Time Homebuyers Are Likely to Make Mistakes - Here's How to Avoid Them
Posted by Erin Wood on May 01, 2019 in  uncategorized
To err is human. If you’re about to embark on homeownership for the first time, it should go without saying, that you are about to make A LOT of mistakes. The truth is: the buying process can be overwhelming, confusing, and (sometimes) just plain not fun. But, trust us, learning about some of the mistakes first time homebuyers make, and then, making the effort not to repeat those mistakes will make this process so so so much more enjoyable!   Take a look at some of the most common (and frustrating) firs... read more
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