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9 Steps in Preparing to Buy a Home

Home Buying: 9 Steps in Preparing to Buy a Home – Deciding to become a homeowner is an important, exciting first step… ow.ly/2MuhuO Find more investment and market analysis at Carlisle Mitchell – Insider Tips for Real Estate Investors. Now … Continue reading

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15 Costly Mistakes in Homebuying and Selling

When it comes to buying or selling a home, what you don’t know can cost you. Whether it’s not doing your research or getting too emotionally involved, making the wrong choices can wind up costing you tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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5 Myths about Buying a Home

From housing bubble to foreclosure crisis to somewhere in between, the housing market has changed dramatically over the past decade — and so have many of the rules of homebuying. Here are five once commonly believed myths that no longer apply. … Continue reading

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Closing Costs: States Ranked

US – Mortgages: Bankrate requested good faith estimates for a $200,000 mortgage loan from up to 10 lenders in each state, plus Washington, D.C. The hypothetical loan was for a purchase of a single-family house in the state’s largest city, … Continue reading

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Video: How to qualify for a mortgage

Video: How to qualify for a mortgage – Getting a mortgage has become harder. Be prepared to go under the lender’s … ow.ly/2KzYSr

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Borrowers get $2.5B from Citi settlement

Borrowers get $2.5B from Citi – About $2.5 billion of Citi’s $7 billion settlement will go to consumers ow.ly/2Kc2Ku

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New Apps Take Home Buying to the Next Level

From virtually walking through an open house to learning about the social scene in a new neighborhood, a new generation of apps and are taking the real estate shopping experience to the next level. Matterport, of Mountain View, Calif., recently … Continue reading

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Dubai’s Damac offering free BMW with each purchase

DUBAI – Dubai developer Damac Properties has announced it will give away a luxury BMW luxury car with each unit purchased during Ramadan as part of its special promotion during the holy month. Customers signing on the dotted line for … Continue reading

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Foreign Buyers Boosting U.S. Housing Market Recovery

The U.S. housing recovery continues and international buyers are a big reason, with the Chinese leading the charge. Chinese buying is up more than 70% to $22 billion — nearly 1 in 4 dollars of all foreign purchases, according to … Continue reading

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Cash is King Especially in Florida

In 27 of the top 30 metros, more than one-third of all sales of the lowest-priced homes were made with cash. In the first quarter of this year, Miami had the largest share of cash buyers in the country at … Continue reading

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