Buying and Investing in Salem Real Estate

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Pre-Approval - Your First Step to Buying a Home
Posted Wed, Oct 26th 2016 6:31 am
If you are in the market for a new home then the very first step you need to take even before you begin your search for the perfect place is to get a pre-approval on a loan.  Most Realtors won’t ...

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Frightening Home Buying Regrets To Avoid
Posted Tue, Oct 4th 2016 2:48 pm
Although buying a new home may be a happy time in your life, if you do not do your due diligence in a few areas of home buying you may find yourself a bit frightened by the outcome.  Below is a l...

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6 Things to Look For In a Neighborhood Before You Buy
Posted Thu, Jul 7th 2016 5:34 am
Here are just a few things you may want to look for in a neighborhood before you buy a home there.  Keep an open mind when searching for a neighborhood and do your best to pay attention to thes...

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Some Things NOT To Say When Buying a Home
Posted Tue, May 31st 2016 3:44 pm
When buying a home there are several things you should avoid saying in front of the owners of the home and their Realtor.  Of course you want to be upfront and honest as possible with your Realto...

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You've Moved Into a New Home - Now What?
Posted Fri, May 6th 2016 11:15 am
Congratulations! You’ve survived the process of leaving one home and finding another and the onus of packing everything up and then unpacking the same boxes.  You’ve found a new bank and a new do...

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4 Tips To Make House Hunting a Bit Easier
Posted Wed, Mar 30th 2016 11:06 am
When you are looking to find a mate to marry you may spend years and years before you find the one that is meant for you to be with, however you don’t need to look for years to find “the one” whe...

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Is Your Dream Home Under Contract? Don't Give Up Yet
Posted Thu, Mar 10th 2016 12:40 pm
Perhaps you have been searching for your dream home and you have already found the one you really want but before you get a chance to do anything about it you drive by and notice it is ‘under con...

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Applying For Mortgage? Don't Say These Things
Posted Thu, Feb 25th 2016 11:44 am
Owning a home of your very own is exciting and is the American dream. You should know however that when you apply for a home mortgage you need to be as honest as possible so that your dreams are ...

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Tips For a Smooth Home Inspection
Posted Fri, Feb 12th 2016 3:58 am
Whether you are selling your home or you are looking to buy a home, there are a few things that you need to know to help your home inspection go as well as it possibly can. Home buyers need to kn...

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How to Qualify for Down Payment Assistance
Posted Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 8:15 am
Many folks these days are living paycheck to paycheck and are having a hard enough time trying to pay all of their bills on time. This is one of the biggest reasons many people are looking for so...

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Tips to Help Your Child When Buying a First Home
Posted Thu, Jan 28th 2016 10:14 am
If you have an adult child you may want to know how you can help them afford to purchase their very first home. Hopefully your child already has a job lined up so that they can afford to pay for ...

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Tips on Getting a Free Credit Report in 2016
Posted Fri, Jan 15th 2016 1:43 pm
Did you know that you are entitled to a free credit report once a year from all of the major credit reporting companies? I don’t know about you but that is news to me! If you are in the market to...

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Tax Rules When Giving the Gift of Real Estate
Posted Wed, Dec 23rd 2015 2:00 pm
Christmas is just days away and the excitement is in the air for sure. Imagine getting gifted a new house! The gift of real estate is the gift that keeps on giving, and if you are in the place wh...

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Items Your Home Inspector Might Miss During a Home Inspection
Posted Wed, Nov 25th 2015 9:37 am
Home inspectors are good at their jobs but they are not above missing some things because they are human. There are several things that home inspectors have been known to miss during a home inspe...

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Tips for Raising Your Credit Score
Posted Wed, Nov 4th 2015 7:45 am
We have all been there before, getting ready to buy a house and then suddenly something of a negative nature pops up on our credit score that poses to keep us out of our dream home forever. There...

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5 Tips For Winning a Bidding War
Posted Tue, Oct 20th 2015 11:23 am
Finding the house of your dreams can be a wonderfully exhilarating experience but if you get stuck in a bidding war it can be a heart breaking one as well. If you are in the market for a new home...

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Ways To Avoid Haunting Situations When Buying A Home
Posted Sat, Oct 10th 2015 3:46 pm
It’s that time of year again, when little ones dress up and go out into the streets looking for tricks or treats. Many older children as well as adults love to look for haunted houses to visit du...

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Tips For Making Your Move To the Country Peaceful
Posted Sat, Sep 26th 2015 10:42 am
Moving to the country may sound appealing to you however there are a few things you need to think about before doing so. Living in the country can be rewarding if you are willing to take a few thin...

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Open House Etiquette For Home Buyers
Posted Fri, Sep 18th 2015 7:36 am
If you are in the market for a new house, don't be scared to attend open houses. As long as you go armed with the knowledge of what might be asked of you at an open house you should be ready to ans...

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Things to Think About Before Buying Your Own Home
Posted Fri, Sep 11th 2015 2:14 pm
Buying your own home is an exciting thing to do in your lifetime. There are ways you can know if you are ready for home ownership or not. Here are a few things you might want to think about before ...

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