Category Archive: Buy

Apr 28

A Plain English Guide to Avoiding the Most Common Mortgage Scams

The government wants to protect you from mortgage scams, but its bureaucratese is unintelligible. Let’s translate the warnings into plain English!

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Apr 07

The 3 Types of Buyer-Broker Contracts

These buyer-broker contracts explain the duties and responsibilities of the parties and sets out exactly what services the broker will provide.

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Apr 07

Will You Be Ready When You’re in a Buyer’s Market?

Potential buyers would be wrong to assume they’ll be able to find bargain-basement prices. Follow these five tips to make sure you don’t make mistakes when trying to take advantage of a buyer’s market.

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Apr 02

How to Lose a Bidding War (but Also How to Win One)

Can you handle a bidding war, or are you going to let that dream home get away? Here are the things you can do wrong, so you’ll know how to do them right.

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Mar 31

This Part of the Home-Buying Paperwork Is Everything, So Make Sure You Get It Right

The prime home-buying season is upon us, and with it, mounds of paperwork. A chunk of that paperwork will be devoted to the real estate purchase contract. Here’s how you can sign on the dotted line without losing your mind.

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Mar 23

The Basics of Cooperative Housing

Buying into a co-op, or cooperative housing, isn’t like buying a condo. There are key advantages and disadvantages.

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Mar 20

Buyer Beware: Spring Isn’t Always the Best Time to Buy

Spring is the most popular time to buy a home, but is it the right time? There are pros and cons for buyers looking for a home in the hottest buying season.

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