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What Does It Really Cost to Purchase a Home?
Posted on 12/29/2019
What Does It Really Cost to Purchase a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal...
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294B Everly Court, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 now has a new price of $148,900!
Posted on 12/27/2019
294B Everly Court, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 now has a new price of $148,900!
Welcome to this beautiful two bedroom plus large loft condominium unit that has been freshly painted throughout. It is ready for you to move right in. Walk through the front door from the front porch into the foyer, with a closet, on the main floor and proceed up the stairs to the main living space. Their is a balcony off of the living room, which overlooks the beautifully landscaped sideyard and has a large exterior closet for your grill or bikes. The kitchen has a breakfast bar with seating for 3, and is open to the dining room. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and access to the main bathroom. Second bedroom is also a nice...
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Is Your House's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Is Your House's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
A home seller must consider the initial asking price of his or her residence closely. Because if a home seller sets an unrealistic initial asking price, he or she risks alienating potential buyers. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set a realistic initial asking price for your house. 1. Review the Local Housing Market...
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How To Get Your Offer Accepted Next Time
Posted on 12/15/2019
How To Get Your Offer Accepted Next Time
The decision to buy a home can bring all sorts of emotions. From stress to joy to fear, you need to be prepared for any situation to arise. From saving up enough money for a down payment to securing financing to hoping for a smooth closing, buying a home is a complex event. Just about the worst thing that...
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Do You Need a Homebuying Plan?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Do You Need a Homebuying Plan?
If you want to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience, it generally is a good idea to establish a property buying plan. That way, you can take a step-by-step approach to make your homeownership dream come true. As you prepare a homebuying strategy, there are several factors to consider. These factors include: 1. Your Dream Home Definition There is no...
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How to Freshen Your Home
Posted on 12/01/2019
How to Freshen Your Home
Have you ever walked into a room and wondered, "What is that smell?” Perhaps it's the kitchen trash, or maybe a clogged drain or the moldy-smelling washing machine. No matter what might be giving off that foul odor, there are tricks that you can use to bring a halt to it. Here are simple tricks to seek and...
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Eliminating House Clutter Will Help Sell Your Home
Posted on 11/24/2019
Eliminating House Clutter Will Help Sell Your Home
Two of the most important ingredients in a successful house-marketing campaign are competitive pricing and making a great first impression on prospective buyers. Although your real estate agent can assist in achieving both of those goals, keeping your home in "show ready" condition will be up to you and your family. When your home is actively being shown,...
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105 W Riding Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 now has a new price of $299,000!
Posted on 11/22/2019
105 W Riding Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 now has a new price of $299,000!
Beautiful 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath in lovely Charleston Riding neighborhood. Close proximity to Charleston Swim Club, park and easy access to 1-295, NJ Turnpike and Philadelphia. This home is situated on over 1/3 of an acre in the award winning Cherry Hill East school district. Stunning updated kitchen with stainless steel, high end appliances (Thermador, Subzero, Bosch) custom wood cabinetry, granite counter tops, center island with seating for 4. A large breakfast room overlooking the adjacent back patio and private mature landscaping in the backyard. Formal dining room, living room, powder room and family room with wood burning fireplace...
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A Simple Way To Budget When Saving For A Home
Posted on 11/17/2019
A Simple Way To Budget When Saving For A Home
If budgeting isn’t your thing, you’ll be glad to discover that it’s quite simple. There’s a way to categorize your spending and save money easily. If you learn the rule, it will become so automatic that you won’t even think about it. If you’re saving money for a home, this practice will be essential. Break your budget down into...
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