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When an unmarried couple chooses to purchase a new home, there are several problems that can complicate the situation.

Unmarried Couples Buying a Home: What You Need To Know

August 31, 2019

When an unmarried couple chooses to purchase a new home, there are several problems that can complicate the situation. The largest of these is the fact that the law treats unmarried couples as individuals. Thus, you will have to think about a few problems that most homeowners never have to consider. In the end, it all comes down to ownership:...
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Do I Need a Home Inspection with New Construction

Do I Need a Home Inspection with New Construction?

August 30, 2019

  So you’ve just spent a lot of money to buy the custom-built home of your dreams. Once the house is finally built, it is natural that you will be in a hurry to enjoy your new home. However, you need to hold on a minute. Before you put the finishing touches on this whole deal and proceed to move...
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Should First-Time Homeowners Buy New Homes or Older Homes

Should First-Time Homeowners Buy New Homes or Older Homes?

August 28, 2019

Of all the debates that one could have about the process of buying a home, perhaps none is more contentious than the debate between those who want a new home and those who want a pre-owned home. In this article, we will explore that debate and attempt to resolve the issue once and for all. Older Homes: The Pros: Let’s...
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What Are The Best Upgrades For A New Home

What Are The Best Upgrades For A New Home?

August 26, 2019

Now that you have purchased a new home, your mind is probably awash with ideas about how you can improve the place. After all, you don’t have to worry about consulting a landlord anymore, so you can customize your home in any way that you want. With so many possibilities at your fingertips, you might find it helpful to check...
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What To Do After Moving Into A New Home

What To Do After Moving Into A New Home

August 23, 2019

It would be hard to deny that moving can be one of the most stressful and exasperating of all human activities. We tend to spend a lot of time fixing up our place of residence, and it’s no easy task to uproot everything and start again. However, the process of moving does not have to be a traumatic event. For...
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The Pros and Cons of Buying New Construction

The Pros and Cons of Buying New Construction

August 21, 2019

Every home buyer faces one big question: Do I buy something new or something used? Obviously, most of us would rather have something new. However, those who are operating on a tight budget will often buy a pre-built home in an attempt to save money. But are older homes really that much cheaper? Are newer homes really that much nicer?...
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How Underwriters Calculate Property Taxes On New Construction Homes

How Underwriters Calculate Property Taxes On New Construction Homes

August 19, 2019

One of the best things about being a homeowner is the fact that you no longer have to pay rent. While this is a great thing, you should not make the mistake of thinking that you will never have to pay for your home again. As a property owner, you will be required to pay property taxes every year. Failure...
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Homeowners Guide To West Chester, PA

August 14, 2019

The Town Of West Chester, Pennsylvania West Chester is a small town in southeastern Pennsylvania. Located in Chester County, the town has a population of about 20,000 and maintains the kind of quaint small-town atmosphere that can be hard to find these days. When you look around this place, it’s hard to believe that this is a suburb of Philadelphia....
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Beginner's Guide to Closing on Your New Home

Beginner’s Guide to Closing on Your New Home

August 5, 2019

After spending all that money for a new-built custom home, you might think that your work is done. Chances are, you had to save up for a while in order to buy this new place. However, your labors are not yet over, and it is vitally important for you to realize that fact. In this article, we will attempt to...
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What is PITI

What is PITI?

July 31, 2019

What Does PITI Mean? PITI is an acronym that stands for “Principal, Interest, Taxes, and Insurance.” As you might already guess, PITI is related to home loans in a major way. These four letters stand for the four things that comprise most mortgage payments. Therefore, we will break this acronym down into four sections so that you can more fully...
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