Tag Archives: Home Buying

How Much Money is Required to Buy a House

Resource Video: Buyer Edition

How Much Money is Required to Buy a House? The amount of money you’ll need up front to buy a house depends on a number of factors, but, in general, you’ll need to come up with enough money to cover …
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The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation

Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation Most homeowners don’t realize how important it is to properly ventilate their attic. Simply put, the better you ventilate your attic, the longer your roof will last and the better your home’s heating and …
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Things That Turn off Potential Buyers

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Things That Turn Off Potential Home Buyers When you are living in your home it is easy to overlook certain things because you see or smell them every day. When you are getting ready to sell your home, it is …
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Things Your Should Never Say When House Hunting

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Things You Should Never Say When House Hunting Buying a home is an exciting time and when you walk into a potential home there are a million comments running through your mind. However in today’s world there may be nanny …
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State of the Market – January 2017

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® The beginning of the year is a time to pause and reflect on the success of the 2016 market and look forward to the continued growth of 2017. According to …
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Want to Avoid Home Buyers Remorse? Follow These Six Tips!

All home buyers want to find the “perfect home”. There are plenty of tips out there like check out the surrounding schools or drive by it at night. Check out our list here about what to do before buying your …
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Olive Hill, KY, June 2, 2010 -- FEMA Mitigation specialist Kathi Merritt and Admin specialist Sandra Draper inspect a water line at a mobile home park here. Flooding devastated many areas in Kentucky in early May. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Your Questions Answered: Home Inspectors

Buying a home is a big expense and you will want to make sure that you know what kind of projects you will be taking on before the home is yours. That way you are able to go back to …
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Before you Buy, Visit the Home at These Times!

Finding the home of your dreams comes along with feelings of happiness and relief. But have you thought about feelings of annoyance? What if every morning at 4am a large jet goes over your home…would that change your mind about …
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Shorewest Resource Videos

Resource Video: Buyers Edition

How to Determine if a Home is in a Flood Zone When buying a home it is always good to get a full report of the home and its condition. One of the things you may overlook is whether or …
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Home Improvement Blunders for Buyers to Watch Out for

Not all things on the report should cause red flags or cause the buyer to back out. However here are four projects that might need a further look before going any farther in the buying process: 1. Improperly installed decks. …
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