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Category: Real Estate Buyer Info (20 posts)

  • May 9, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Great Buy on a Home? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

Buying a home can be fun and exciting, especially when you drive a hard bargain and get that seller over a barrel.  You did your research, caught a home with higher than average days on the marke

  • March 14, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions First

Many people simply assume that buying a home is always better than renting, but that is not always the case. Owning a home makes sense in certain circumstances, just as renting is a smart move in othe

  • December 13, 2017
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home

Buying a first home is an exciting time in an individual's life. You may already have a family that needs more than simply being a good structure to protect against them against the elements. In addit

  • October 24, 2017
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Buying Your First Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

If you are in the market for your first home, you’ve probably saved a substantial amount of money for the down payment. You researched closing costs, sought out the best deal on a mortgage, and

  • August 23, 2017
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

Buying your first house can be an exciting and stressful time. There are so many things to consider that you can find yourself getting overwhelmed. Here are some common mistakes first-time homebuyers

  • July 26, 2017
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Five Things First Time Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

Shopping for your first home is exciting, and it is only natural to want to get right to it. The idea of trading in that monthly rent check for a mortgage payment that builds equity and wealth for the

  • June 28, 2017
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home

Everyone looks forward to a vacation, and many people return to their favorite spot each year. If you really enjoy your annual destination, you might be ready to invest in a vacation home. There are m

  • December 28, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Should You Borrow Money to Invest in Real Estate?

There's no disputing that real estate investment is one of the best business models for those looking to achieve long-term financial success. The one problem most would-be investors have, however, is

  • October 26, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

5 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

Investing in a rental property is a great step toward earning passive income and building wealth. Unfortunately, becoming a landlord for the first time can also be challenging and lead to a financial

  • August 10, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Tips to Ease the Moving Process

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that

  • July 27, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Rent or Buy? 3 Tips to Help You Decide

The decision to buy or rent a home in is one that should not be taken lightly. After all, the choice you make is going to affect you for at least a year and probably much longer than that. While this

  • March 23, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Location, Condition, Price: The Top Three Features Of A Good Rental House

When you are shopping for an investment property you should make some of the same assessment criteria important that you would use if you were buying the property for yourself. A nice home in a good l

  • March 9, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Make Money When You Buy

Every intelligent real estate investor understands the basic principle of making money when you buy. It’s extremely important to learn and understand this concept for your business because it ca

  • November 24, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Buying a New Home Instead of an Existing Home? Things to Consider...

If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home. An existing home is a house that has been lived in before, wherea

  • November 10, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

What To Look For When Buying Your First Home

Becoming a first time homebuyer is an exciting time in an individual's life. You may already have a family that needs more than simply being a good structure to protect against them against the elemen

  • October 22, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

4 Homebuyer Tips To Make House Hunting More Efficient

Going house hunting can be fun and exciting at first, but the more houses you look at, the more frustrating you might become -- especially if you just can't seem to find the perfect home. No one

  • October 9, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

The Benefits of Investing in Income-Producing Properties

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch

  • September 5, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Should You Spend the Full Mortgage Amount You're Approved For?

Before you start shopping for a new home, you'll need to know exactly how much house you can afford. Otherwise, you could end up in a home that is way out of your budget. What you qualify for may not

  • May 14, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

7 Hidden Costs of Homeownership

You've made that momentous decision to buy a home. Your credit score is good, your employment is steady, you're debt-free and you've even saved up enough money to cover a down payment as well as some

  • October 1, 2014
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

First-Time Home Buyer Plan

Navigating the World of Home Buying     Don't rush and fall into love with a house you can't afford.  It can be heartbreaking if you don't prequalify for a mortgage. Step 1: How muc