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Monday, March 13, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

4 Tips for Purchasing Your First Home

Ready to buy your first home in Austin? Here are 4 things to know!

Getting ready to purchase your first home? If so, you’re getting ready to make one of the largest investments you’ll ever make. Much praise goes into being able to take this step, however, you need to be attentive and understand your situation going into it.

Many buyers stumble into the process assuming they are set and fully prepared to get the show on the road, only to hit speed bumps along the way. Keep these 4 things in mind to be ready once you encounter a difficulty along the way and to ensure this is the right investment for you.

Location, Location, Location

Everyone wants to live in the nicest neighborhoods and have great neighbors. They may target certain school districts or regions of a city they see as ideal. When considering the location for your new home, bear in mind that where your home is located can do a lot of good (or bad) in terms of being a long term investment. In ...

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017   /   by Jason Huval

4 Deal Breakers for Home Buyers

Avoid these 4 Real Estate Transaction Deal Breakers
The thought of purchasing a new home can be exhilarating and at the same time a bit scary. For most, this is the largest commitment they will ever make to a purchase. However, what if things go sideways and you end up not living in the home you’ve decided to buy and have fallen in love with? No matter how careful one is there are always deal killers that can pop up at unexpected times and completely derail your plans. Many deal breakers are avoidable so be sure to pay attention to the below points if you want to complete the transaction on your dream home!

Mortgage Preapproval Doesn't Mean Guarantee
A common mistake made by those looking to buy real estate is that they don’t fully understand the process of obtaining a mortgage. Preapproval for a mortgage is one thing, but this doesn’t guarantee you’ll get the loan or the amount you expect to be loaned. Your desired lender will go through all ...

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