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Home Buying Advice

Be In The Know About Buying A New Construction Home

Buying a newly constructed home, either a spec home, a semi-custom new home in a housing development, or designing and building a custom home, there are some things you need to know in order to avoid mishaps and disappointments.

The first thing is to be prepared. You need to determine your budget and secure financing before you even begin house hunting. Get pre-approved by a bank or mortgage lender. Decide how much money you want to invest in a new home. And don't overlook the extras like property taxes, insurance, furniture, window treatments, landscaping costs and maintenance.  With a new home there are more costs after you purchase than when you buy an existing home that may have mature landscaping, window coverings, and other items in the home that you will need.  Get Pre-Approved with a trusted local mortgage loan officer.

If you're considering buying a newly-constructed home, here is some advice to guide you through the process.

Buyers Be Prepared For Some Pitfalls When The Seller Is Getting Divorced

Buying a home is exciting.  It can also be challenging.  Because buyers and sellers are human beings with all different personalities, likes and dislikes, and different goals and life situations, it can get interesting.

When a couple is going through a divorce and selling, the challenges can be even more difficult to overcome.

Here are some issues you may encounter, so should be prepared to handle, when buying a home from a couple going through a divorce.