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Buyers Resources

 


Buying Your First Home?

Congratulations! You are thinking of buying your first home. We know this is a big decision for you with a lot of unknowns. CLICK HERE FOR MORE

 


Renting VS Buying

Another advantage of renting is that as renters we typically enjoy having someone else mow the lawn and fix the sink, and hence we avoid the added costs of housing maintenance and upkeep. CLICK HERE FOR MORE

 

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The Buying Process

Understand that in todays real estate market, a buyer should obtain from a letter of pre-approval from a lender before submitting an offer. CLICK HERE FOR MORE

 

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Six Questions Every Buyer Should Ask

Today in many areas the seller is responsible for covering all of the Realtor commissions through the listing broker. Make sure you understand who is paying this cost in your area. CLICK HERE FOR MORE

 

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Understanding Home Inspections

A home inspection is used to evaluate the structural and overall condition of the property. This is not the same thing as an appraisal, which evaluates the actual market value of the property. CLICK HERE FOR MORE

 

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Helpful Moving Tips
Generally it’s best to get rid of excess items like unused furniture, outdated appliances, older clothing, the junk in boxes in the garage, etc. by having a garage sale before you move. CLICK for some helpful moving tips

 

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Where will your children go to school?

Click here to be taken to a page where you can access Peninsula School District Boundary Maps.

 

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Why You Need Owner’s Title Insurance
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When that dream is finally realized, why wouldn’t you take every precaution to protect it? CLICK HERE for an easily viewed PDF. Simple to download or print too!

 

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How To Protect Against Mortgage Fraud

Considered by the FBI to be one of the country’s fastest-growing criminal enterprises, mortgage fraud is committed on an estimated 10 percent of all residential loan applications. CLICK HERE for an easily viewed PDF. Simple to download or print too!

 

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What to Expect At Closing (Escrow)
You’ve found the home you want, and your offer was accepted! Here are a few basics to help you understand the steps before the keys to the front door are placed in your hand. CLICK HERE for an easily viewed PDF “What to expect at Escrow”. Simple to download or print too!

 


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