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5 Things Not To Do When Home Shopping

If it's your first time home-buying, it can be hard knowing right from wrong, what to do, and what not to do. Some of the ideas listed below will save you money; other are simply good ideas. All will make … Continue reading

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Who Are The Future Homebuyers?

According to a new report from Realtor.com, the new homebuyers will be women, millennials, and Hispanics. Their researchers looked at the first names of people on real estate deeds. This allows them to estimate who is buying homes and where. … Continue reading

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A Few Quick Tips Before Applying For A Mortgage

Here is a very quick guide to the things you need to know before you apply for a mortgage. What is a good credit score? A perfect credit score is 850; the worst credit score is 300. Anything between 760 … Continue reading

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Get Pre-Approved With A Lender

Pre-approval of a mortgage is one of those requirements that many real estate agents have made standard. There are several reasons that pre-approval can save a lot of time, money, effort, and even lives. Realtor safety - Getting pre-approved shows … Continue reading

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Student Loans & Homeownership Can Exist Together

Americans owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. With the average graduate in the class of 2017 owing $40,000, it can feel like a huge anchor preventing homeownership for the rest of their lives. The reality is that homeownership levels … Continue reading

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Renting Or Buying, Which Makes More Sense?

There are more renters today than at any point in the last 50 years. That might seem strange given how the politicians want to tell you how great the economy is, but there are a number of factors that make … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Home Prices Rise, But Are Still Below 2006 Prices

Many people are beginning to panic that Las Vegas home prices are as high as they were in 2006. While home prices are way up since the rock bottom median price $118,000 after the bubble burst, they are still not … Continue reading

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Rental Income Deductions Clarified

The IRS has clarified a rule regarding the 20% business income deduction as regards rental income and exchanges. "Many owners of sole proprietorships, partnerships, S corporations and some trusts and estates may be eligible for a qualified business income (QBI) … Continue reading

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There's A Lot Of Bad Advice Out There

Everyone has advice about mortgages. The problem with mortgage advice, as with much of the advice available in the world, is that it's outdated or doesn't apply to your particular situation. Here is a list of mortgage advice you can … Continue reading

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Can You Buy A Home In Las Vegas?

The median home price in Las Vegas hit $300,000 recently. It's been a while since that happened. The real question is: Can you afford a $300,000 home? The short answer: Yes - you probably can. Here are the numbers: An … Continue reading

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