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Buying a Home

Posts filed under Buying a Home


Budgeting for the Costs of Homeownership
Posted Mon, Apr 24th 2017 3:45 pm
When buyers look through the multiple listing service (MLS) database of homes for sale, it can be easy to become focused on the listing price of the home and to then use that number to determine if...

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What to Check Before You Buy A Home
Posted Mon, Mar 13th 2017 12:19 pm
6 Things to Check Before Buying Your Next Home The location is great, it has the right kitchen and a gorgeous yard. You've looked at many homes, but you feel like this is the one. You should make...

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Columbus, GA New Construction Home Buyers Get Answers
Posted Wed, Apr 16th 2014 9:50 am
For most of us, the appeal of new construction—a brand new home which your family is first to own—is undeniable. The idea of being able to select your own floor plan with a layout you like and upgr...

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Home Buying Mistakes to Avoid
Posted Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:10 am
According to the National Association of Realtors®, nearly 40% of home buyers will be first-timers this year. In other words, if you are new to the housing market you are certainly not alone. Since...

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First-Time Home Buyers Should Check Credit Scores
Posted Mon, Jan 6th 2014 9:00 am
It can take time for Columbus, GA first-time home buyers to save up for their first home’s down payment. But even after that hurdle has been cleared, it can take more time to secure a mortgage if t...

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Why Use a Realtor® in Columbus, GA?
Posted Mon, Oct 21st 2013 3:19 pm
As the economy continues to improve and more buyers commit to joining (or rejoining) the ranks of our area’s homeowners, access to reliable advice can be a vital difference-maker. If you have never...

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First Time Home Buyer Tips
Posted Mon, Oct 21st 2013 2:57 pm
The price tag that goes with buying a home is hefty enough to give anyone pause. After the fact, anyone – perhaps especially Columbus, GA area first-time homebuyers — can come away wondering if the...

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Practical Home Buying Tactics in Columbus, GA
Posted Thu, Oct 17th 2013 3:10 pm
When a Columbus, GA home buyer first finds that single-family homes and condominiums have been getting pricier, it shouldn't be a surprise. Nationally, the median sales price is still well below th...

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First Time Home Buyers: Prepare Now!
Posted Mon, Apr 1st 2013 3:50 pm
It can happen when you least expect it: an opportunity unexpectedly opens up – and you suddenly realize that the time to become a homeowner is here! It may happen when the landlord of the Columbus,...

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A Columbus, GA Homes Value Checklist
Posted Wed, Mar 20th 2013 3:45 pm
When you search through the latest listings of Columbus, GA – Phenix City, AL area homes, you first find those that fit your top-line needs. Then you winnow down that list. Some of the candidates w...

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7 Things No One Tells First Time Homebuyers Pt. 2
Posted Tue, Mar 19th 2013 4:41 pm
Of all the things first time homebuyers in our Columbus, GA/Phenix City, AL area are told, some that turn out to be pretty important are too often overlooked. Here are four items first time homebuy...

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7 Things No One Tells First Time Homebuyers
Posted Tue, Mar 19th 2013 3:55 pm
First time homebuyers in the Columbus, GA/Phenix City, AL area are told a lot of things — “Save your money,” their parents advise. “Location, location, location!” their friend’s friend cautio...

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