February 2022

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When Is The Best Time To Buy A House? A Complete Breakdown

You’ve got your down payment ready to go, your credit report is sparkling, you have a real estate agent lined up and you’re about to hit “submit” on that mortgage preapproval application when you stop to wonder: Is now the right time? It’s an important question. Your ability to buy a house you love (at a price you love) isn’t just affected by your own financial circumstances,...

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Viewing tips for first time buyers

Top tips for first time buyers to know what to look out for when viewing potential homes Buying your first place is exciting but can feel daunting, and no wonder! You will most likely be spending more on your home than on anything else you ever buy, and paying for it for years. It makes sense to take your time and get it right. Priorities Before you start, think very hard about your...

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How many homes does a house hunter view before making an offer?

With research showing that homebuyers view between four and eight properties before committing, Tepilo offers advice on how to push through a sale. As ever, we like to keep sellers up to date with the latest home-buying news. After all, if you can understand the mindset, motivations and desires of prospective buyers, you can better tailor your sales strategy and therefore increase your chances of getting...

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How long does it take to buy a house?

Buying a house is thrilling, but it can take a lot longer than you might expect. Think of all the financial hoops you’ll need to jump through before you get the keys, not to mention finding a home you can afford that checks all of the boxes on your wish list. If you’re wondering how long it takes to buy a house, the answer is it depends. On average, a homebuyer can spend a few days to go through...

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Top 5 factors that make property prices appreciate

Today, not just investors but even end-users check for property price appreciation potential before buying a home. We list the 5 important factors that cause property prices to appreciate Real estate investors are always keen to buy a property when they know that it will gain in capital appreciation but it is not only property investors who are attracted by this phenomenon. There is also greater...

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How to Determine Home Value and Why It Matters

Use online tools, comparable properties and appraisals to determine value and buy, sell or refinance like a pro. Wonder what your house — or a house you might buy — is really worth? The short answer’s easy: A house is worth whatever someone will pay for it. The long answer depends on the market and whether you’re asking a lender, an agent or a county tax assessor. But why take their word for...

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Picking the Right Price Range for Your Home Search

Picking the right price range when searching for a new house is important because, otherwise, you could miss out on finding the right home. However, you also do not want to waste time looking at homes that do not fit your criteria because they cost more than what you want to pay. The only thing worse than finding your dream home and discovering that the seller will not bend on price is not finding...

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How to Know If a House Is Right for You

Did You Just Find Your Dream Home? Here's How You Can Tell. It's normal to be cautious when you're shopping for a home. After all, a house is a huge investment, and you'll want to be sure that you're making the best decision possible. How you'll know that you’ve found the right property can vary by person. Some people have gut instincts. Others may need more convincing. Some indicators can tell you if...

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