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Shorewest Shares: First-Time Home Buyers Series — Negotiations and What You Should Expect

If you are a first-time home buyer getting ready to purchase a new house, negotiations are an important part of sealing the deal. But what can you expect? Here are some great tips on what to expect during a negotiation: …
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Shorewest Shares: First-Time Home Buyers Series — Four Things To Look For In A House

When you’re a first-time home buyer, buying a home may be overwhelming and confusing. Sellers can use cover-up techniques to make their property look better than it really is (Think: covering up ruined hardwood floors with a rug). It’s important …
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Shorewest Shares: First-Time Home Buyer Series — What Is The Right Purchase For Me?

There are many decisions and factors to make when purchasing a home. Trying to determine whether a single-family or condominium is best for your lifestyle can be difficult. Here are a few things to consider to decide if a single-family …
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Shorewest Shares: First-Time Home Buyer Series —Why You Should Buy A House

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University surveys homeowners and renters and studies their answers. Here are the top six reasons people purchased a house, according to the survey: 1. To raise children. When getting ready to purchase …
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Ask an Agent: the Timeline for Purchasing a Home (Infographic)

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or someone who has purchased before, the timeline of events can often be confusing. We’re here to help! Our simple infographic outlines the entire process of purchasing a home in seven steps, with a …
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Ask an Agent: the Timeline for Purchasing a Home (Part 7)

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or someone who has purchased before, the timeline of events can often be confusing. We’re here to help! Our simple infographic will be revealed over the next few weeks, and it outlines the entire …
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Ask an Agent: the Timeline for Purchasing a Home (Part 5)

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or someone who has purchased before, the timeline of events can often be confusing. We’re here to help! Our simple infographic will be revealed over the next few weeks, and it outlines the entire …
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Ask an Agent: Determine Your Housing Needs

Welcome to Ask an Agent. If you have any real estate questions you want answered, email us at askanagent@shorewest.com and we’ll feature your answer on an upcoming blog post Question: How can I determine my housing needs before I begin the search? …
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Four Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Home Buyer from Shorewest, REALTORS®

Navigating the home buying process as a first-time buyer can be difficult. Be sure to avoid these four mistakes as you prepare to buy your first home, and check out our four best tips for first-time home buyers. 1. Don’t …
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Four Tips for First-Time Home Buyers from Shorewest, REALTORS®

Navigating the home buying process as a first-time buyer can be difficult. Be sure to use these four tips s as you prepare to buy your first home, and check out our four home buying mistakes on Friday. 1.) Establish …
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