Mortgages

How to Buy a Home: The Real Estate Closing

How to Buy a Home: The Real Estate Closing

The Real Estate Closing is post number eight of an eight post series on How to Buy a Home. The real estate closing, or settlement as it’s sometimes called, is the grand finale—the process that makes that house officially yours. The buyer (that’s you), buyer’s agent, seller and seller’s agent attend the closing, which is […]

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How to Buy a Home: Get a Mortgage

How to Buy a Home: Get a Mortgage

Get a Mortgage is post number seven of an eight post series on How to Buy a Home. Alright. This is important, so pay attention! When it comes to getting a mortgage, there’s more than one way to skin a cat. There are two – that is, two broad categories of mortgage loans: fixed and adjustable rate […]

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How to Buy a Home: Making an Offer

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How to Buy a Home: Making an Offer

Making an Offer is the sixth post in an eight-post series on How to Buy a Home. So you’ve found “the one” and you want to make an offer. Yee haw! But not so fast, Sunny Jim. Before you start throwing around numbers, you’re gonna need a little strategery. The first step when making an […]

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How to Buy a Home: Get Pre-Approved

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How to Buy a Home: Get Pre-Approved

Get Pre-Approved is the 2nd of an eight-post series on How to Buy a Home. If you’re just beginning the home buying process, you may have already started to look at properties. This would be the wrong thing to do. Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is one of the first things you should do when […]

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How To Find a Home Near the Best Schools

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How To Find a Home Near the Best Schools

If you’re looking to buy a home and have children (or plans for children), then knowing how to find a home near the best schools is probably important to you. Unless you’re just in it for the tax breaks, you want what’s best for your kids – and that usually starts with education. In Maryland, many […]

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