Buying a Home

July 8, 2020

First Time Home Buyer Benefits - Do You Qualify?

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Is this your first time buying a house? It’s an exciting time but you have plenty of things to learn to prepare for the journey ahead. The home buying process can be stressful, especially in terms of the financial aspect. Buying a home is probably the biggest expense that ...

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June 12, 2020

Buying Bank Owned Homes in Virginia - A Guide to Buying Foreclosed Homes in VA

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There is a rise in the number of foreclosed homes in VA over the last few years, especially bank owned homes in Virginia. While there are certain benefits and drawbacks to buying foreclosed properties, this gives way to interested home and investment property buyers looking to get properties below ...

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June 11, 2020

Home Appraisals in Virginia - Learn the True Value of Your Home

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A home appraisal in Virginia is an important step when applying for a mortgage loan. This process is conducted by an expert and qualified appraiser who will evaluate numerous factors to determine the fair market value of a home. This step is usually done during the final steps of ...

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June 1, 2020

How Coronavirus and taking unemployment Impact the Housing Market and Your Mortgage Approval

 

This week Omar Howard discusses a topic that we have a had a lot of questions on. How Coronavirus and taking unemployment benefits now can impact the Housing Market and your future mortgage approval! Once you are employed again what will lenders require for approval? Check it out!

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June 1, 2020

Buyer's Market or Seller's Market? The number ONE FACTOR that determines it!

 

This week Yony Kifle discusses the number ONE FACTOR that determines if its a BUYERS or a SELLERS Market. It’s important to know what kind of market you are in as it will affect your negotiation strategies! Check it out!

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June 1, 2020

Should you BUY a Home in 2020?

 

This week Alem discusses another frequent question that we have been getting for the last few months, simply put “Should you Buy a Home in 2020". While every area is different, Alem discusses 2 REASONS why it’s made it an IDEAL time to buy in the D.M.V ...

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June 1, 2020

Is a Home Warranty Worth Buying?

 

This week Jose Paz breaks down the 3 reasons WHY having a Home Warranty Worth Buying and how they can benefit you! Imagine you own your home and the FURNACE dies and the contractor says a new one will cost $3,000 🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️ Yea that’s a lot of money ...

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June 1, 2020

First-Time Home Buyer Grant/Assistance Programs: Pitfalls to Know

 

This week Yony Kifle discusses 3 of the main PITFALLS to definitely know if you are going to use any First-Time Home Buyer Grant or Assistance Programs! We have some GREAT programs in our area and knowing these pitfalls will help you better understand and position yourself to SUCCEED ...

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June 1, 2020

Home Inspection Explained!

 

Ed Donoforio of Donoforio Inspections explains why a Home Inspection is so important and highlights some of the items that is important to check during a home inspection! A Home Inspection is one of the most important Contingencies during the home buying process so its VITAL to understand what ...

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Nov. 20, 2019

Your Weekly Real Estate Tip: Some common options to get the Down Payment Money for your Purchase

 

Let’s talk quickly about the common options people utilize to get the down payment money for the purchase of their home 🏡👍🏽