Tag: Buying

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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