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What You Need to Know About Buying Your First Home

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By: Jim Lowenstern
With the changing season comes a change of scenary. With this change of scenary, there are several things you should consider. This is the case when you choose to buy a new home! Here is a chronological list of things to consider before you buy a new [...]

Should You Buy A Fixer-Upper As Your First Home?

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Just think: You can snag a rundown place in a good neighborhood for way below market price, invest some time and money renovating it, and end up with a like-new house that's worth at least twice what you paid for it. Sounds good, right? Often, it is. But buying a fixer-upper can be fraught with peril.

How To Buy a Fixer-Upper As Your First Home

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Buying your first home is a very exciting endevor. Among the many decisions you'll have to make is whether you will buy a house that's move in ready or one that needs a little work. Many people opt for fixer-uppers because of the lower cost but they can end up costing  you more in the long run. Here are some things to consider when making [...]