How Can I Make Home Search Easier?

When you’re on the lookout for a new place to live, or even somewhere to add to your existing portfolio, this can require a lot of time and effort. However, if you deploy some smart tactics, you may be able to cut down on the total work involved. In doing so, it might be possible

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How To Make Home Search Easier?

When you’re on the lookout for a new place to live, or even somewhere to add to your existing portfolio, this can require a lot of time and effort. However, if you deploy some smart tactics, you may be able to cut down on the total work involved. In doing so, it might be possible

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Interior designers help clients find homes with potential

Some picky home buyers have started bringing along an interior designer to view the homes they’re interested in, so they can get feedback on how the property might be renovated to better suit their design tastes. With home prices across the U.S. soaring, it’s though that some buyers are doing this so they can better

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Budget For These Costs Before Starting a Home Search

Getting your financial house in order is the first step toward new home ownership. Meeting with a mortgage lender can help you address any problem areas as well as let you know the amount of estimated closing costs. But in addition to closing costs and your down payment, there are other expenses to take into

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Zillow reveals America’s most popular destinations for home buyers

Las Vegas is the most popular U.S. destination for non-local home shoppers, Minneapolitans don’t want to move out of the area – and hardly anybody else wants to move in – and Texans seem to mostly love living in Texas. These are just a few of the takeaways from a new Zillow analysis of search

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Realtor.com adds commute time filter to its search listings

One of the most important factors when considering a home to buy is the time it takes to commute to work. According to a realtor.com survey of 600 of its users, around 85% of buyers say they would even sacrifice other sought-after features, such as square footage, home style and lot size, in order for

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The average buyer spends 124 hours searching for a home, survey finds

People are taking longer to decide on a home to buy, and many will view their short-listed properties more than once before making an offer, according to a new survey. Zolo, a Canadian real estate firm, said its survey of almost 2,000 recent home buyers that the average person spent around 124 hours, or just

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Why December might be a great time to buy

Experts say that this December could see a lot more activity in the real estate markets than usual. Typically, December is the slowest month of the year when it comes to home sales, but this year things are different as numerous buyers have found themselves sidelined all year. And now, they might just try to

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Buyers face longer delays as they search for the ‘right’ home

Amid a continued shortage of available housing inventory, buyers are spending significant amounts of time searching for the right home. According to a new survey from the National Association of Home Builders, some 54 percent of active buyers say they’ve been searching for three months or longer to find their perfect home. The reasons that

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Report: House hunting takes more time, but buyers refuse to give up

Consumers in the hunt for a new home say it’s taking a significant amount of time to find the perfect property. In fact, some 51 percent of respondents in a recent survey said it’s taking them three months or more to find a home that meets their

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