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What You Should Really Know About Browsing for Homes Online

In Buyers, First-Time Buyers, Practical Tips, Sellers by Doug Phelps

Image: HouseLogic It’s fun! It’s exciting! It’s important to take everything with a grain of salt! Oh, let’s just admit it, shall we? Browsing for homes online is a window shopper’s Shangri-La. The elegantly decorated rooms, the sculpted gardens, the colorful front doors that just pop with those “come hither” hues. Browser beware, though: Those listings may be seductive, but …

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5 Questions To Ask When Buying A House

In Buyers, First-Time Buyers, Sellers by Doug Phelps

Image: Devonyu/Getty There are no dumb questions to ask a real estate agent. Home buying seems simple enough: Find a house you like that’s close to work or school, tell someone you want to buy it, and move in. But there’s more to it than that. You’ll have to find and get approved by a lender who will let you …

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U is for Upfront Costs

In First-Time Buyers by Doug Phelps

This post is part of an ongoing series, “ABC’s of Real Estate.” Stay tuned for more posts as I run through the a-z of real estate and provide helpful tips for home buyers and sellers alike.