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How First Time Buyers can Start Saving for a Home

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Once renters decide to make the jump towards owning a home of their own, they must figure out if they could actually afford a down payment. There’s no point in even looking at homes until you know what you can afford! So, to help expedite owning your dream home someday, check out these tips that will assist you in saving for a home.

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Topics: Buying, buying commercial real estate, residential real estate, buying your first home, buying a house

How to Begin a Property Search for the First Time

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With all that goes into buying a home, it can be difficult to figure out exactly where to start. A home purchase could be the most you’ll ever spend in your life, so you shouldn’t take it lightly. If you’re trying to determine where to start your first property search, use these tips.

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Topics: buying a house, property search, buying your first home, Buying, Mortgage

Answers to All of Your Questions about Buying a House

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Buying a house is often a tricky, convoluted process, especially when it’s your first time. For so many people, a home purchase is usually the most expensive thing they buy in their lifetime. Inevitably, you’re going to have some questions along the way. Luckily, we have the answers.

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Topics: Buying, buying your first home, buying a house, residential real estate, realtor

What is Title Insurance, and Why Do I Need It?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 4, 2016 9:18:00 AM

When buying a home, it’s important to cover all of your bases and make sure there are no discrepancies that could potentially impede your purchase. One of the most important insurance policies for new homeowners is called title insurance, which protects you against outside claims of ownership on the property. However, it only covers the homeowner on events that occurred prior to signing off on the policy. Follow along to finally get the answer to the question, “what is title insurance?”

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Topics: insurance, title insurance, Buying, buying your first home

S&D’s Guide for the First-Time Home Buyer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 1, 2016 2:45:11 PM

For the first time home buyer, the entire process is a little intimidating. It is likely the biggest purchase that you will make in your life. Therefore, it is vital to get all of the information available in making the right decisions to get the best deal possible. Here you will find how to make the most out of your first home buying experience!

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Topics: Buying, buying your first home, long island housing market

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