Tag: Buying

Posted on 07/27/2020
Why People Pick New Hampshire
We all know that New Hampshire is the Free State. But, when faced with moving to a new state, why, exactly, do people pick New Hampshire? Here are some reasons from movers to the Free State: great community and economy New Hampshire's aesthetics and the state's laws everyone is very friendly no income tax or sales tax income-earning...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
All You Ever Wanted to Know about Appraisals - Buyer Edition
While you might have a long list of things you appreciate about your new home, your lender may not agree. They don't care if it has a pizza oven, or jacuzzi tub, or patio that is perfect for outdoor gatherings. They do care if the home you are buying is worth what you're paying. If there is ever...
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Posted on 05/07/2020
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Pre-Approval Process
You might have heard the words "pre-approval" before, especially if you've just started your home search. What, exactly, is a pre-approval, and why do you need it? Below, we will answer some common questions about being pre-approved. What is a pre-approval? Getting pre-approved means that a lender lets you know the maximum price you can spend on a...
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Posted on 05/05/2020
Everything You Need to Get Pre-Approved: A Checklist
If you're thinking about buying a home, it's imperative that you get pre-approved for a mortgage before you start your search. While getting pre-approved can be tedious, it is a critical step that allows you to be ready to jump on making an offer as soon as you find the home of your dreams. It also serves to...
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Posted on 04/28/2020
Real Estate During a Pandemic: How Long Will It Take to Buy and Sell a Home Amidst Coronavirus
Buying and selling a home can be a challenge during non-pandemic times: will it pass inspection, can the buyer secure financing, will the home appraise at value? All of these elements can lead to stress and uncertainty. Buying and selling during a pandemic, however, is an entirely different story. COVID-19 has thrown real estate transactions for a loop....
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Posted on 04/21/2020
Investing 101: What to consider when buying an investment property
Investing in real estate is not just for wealthy individuals. In fact, starting a real estate investment portfolio is often the best way to build your own source of passive income and long-term wealth. And the best part? You don’t have to be independently wealthy to do it. Not sure where to start? We’ve compiled a list of...
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Posted on 04/21/2020
What does the pre-buying process look like? Let’s break it down 
Buying a home can be a little overwhelming - where do you even start? Fortunately, we are here with you every step of the way. We’ve compiled a list of steps to help you understand what you need to do when: Steps to buying a property: Get pre-approved for financing. We suggest going with a local, New Hampshire-based...
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Posted on 04/21/2020
Expenses you need to consider when purchasing a property
Many buyers, especially first-time home buyers and new-to-New Hampshire buyers, are unsure of what costs go into owning a home. Following are some examples of expenses you may incur when you own a home or investment property in New Hampshire. Single-family home expenses: Property taxes - Tax rates vary widely from town to town. Keep an eye on...
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Posted on 03/24/2020
Costs Involved in Buying a Home
Many buyers have questions when it comes to buying a home, but one of the most frequent we hear is: What does it cost? Once you've negotiated the purchase and your offer is accepted on a house, you’ll need to provide an earnest money deposit. Another way to think of this is as a good faith deposit. The...
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Posted on 02/20/2020
What You Need to Know: Septic Systems
Are you thinking of buying a home with a septic system? Septic systems are common in the suburbs and more rural areas where municipal sewers are not available. So what is a septic system? It is a self-contained, underground waste water treatment system. It consists of a septic tank and a drainage system. The septic tank is a large,...
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