A real estate appraiser estimates the cost of housing
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Understanding the Appraisal

In realty, an appraisal is the estimated value of a home. Determining the appraisal is a necessary step in financing a home in San Diego. Read More..
Real estate investments and mortgage concept. House and stack of coins.
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Money Needed for a Down Payment

There are lenders who offer lower down payments, some as low as 5 percent or even 3.5 percent if it is an FHA-insured loan.. Read More..
Street and houses of upscale neighborhood on a summer morning
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Finding a Good Neighborhood

There are certain characteristics about neighborhoods that increase the risk in investing in property at that location... Read More...
Family With Children And Pet Dog Sit On Steps Of Home
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Surviving Moving Day with Pets

Many pets are treated as part of the family. And like every family member, no one is to be left behind on moving day... Read More...
Portrait Of Proud Young Couple Standing Outside First Home Together
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Buying Your First Affordable Home

The benefit of buying your own home can include: security in ownership, control of meeting your own wants and needs in a home, tax benefits, and strengthening your credit.. Read More..
Mortgage application loan agreement and house key
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Should you Refinance Your Home?

If you're interested, you may be able to earn a lower interest rate too, given your credit score has improved or the condition of the market has changed since you started your original mortgage... Read More..
Eclectic living room in the Hamptons
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Choosing the Right Size Home for Your Family

Everyone’s searching for home sweet home, but finding that perfect place to put down roots for your family is a tough decision. One of the many important factors to consider is the size of the home. Picking a place that’s the right size…
Room With Moving Boxes
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6 Steps to Show Off Your Home

Holding an open house in your home is a great way to attract buyers. Preparing your home prior to the open house is extremely important so that it can look inviting, without appearing too lived-in.   Here are some helpful steps to…
Home Remodeling Concept
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Should You Buy New or Remodel?

Most people reach a point in their home when they start becoming a little antsy. The house may begin to seem too large after the children have moved out. The areas that you used to love in the house may begin to bother you. Whatever the reason…
Signing a home purchase contract.
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Purchasing a Home for your Family

Buying a home for yourself is difficult. Buying a home for you and your family is even more challenging. Not only will you have to consider what you want in a home, but you will also have to try to meet the needs of multiple other people. Researching…