What is the best kind of Loan for me?

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By Aleta Boudreaux, Broker, Azalea Real Estate Agency There are a wide variety of loans available today for purchasing a home. With today’s low interest rates if you have fair to good credit and a job you may qualify for a home loan.  It is better to own your home than to rent a home…. Continued

October 6, 2019

Are you a First Time Homebuyer?

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In a market where houses are selling fast it is important to be prepared when you find the right home. Make sure you are ready to put an offer on the perfect home by asking yourself the following questions.  In a market where houses are selling fast it is important to be prepared when you… Continued

September 17, 2019

Selling your home in the Springtime

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If you are planning to move, now is the time to put your home on the market. Spring is a big buying season.  Buyers are searching for homes and they are ready to purchase. However, the properties have to be priced right, look good and be nearly move in ready with little repair or refreshing.  … Continued

April 7, 2019

RENT TO OWN – A GOOD DEAL OR A BAD DEAL?

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It’s not always clear what the term RENT TO OWN or LEASE/PURCHASE means, but most times it is very complicated and very speculative process. It can be very risky for both the buyer and the seller if the terms are not understood completely. Typically the buyer/tenant puts up a sizable deposit and rents the home… Continued

December 8, 2018

Buying Forclosures

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Buying a foreclosure is not easy. You may get a fantastic price, but it takes a lot of time to find just the right property. Most foreclosures are real estate owned (REO) properties. They are owned by the lender, usually a bank, HUD or Fannie Mae as a result of the previous owners default on… Continued

November 10, 2018

SELLING YOUR HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS.

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You may be thinking that homebuyers won’t be looking for homes during the holiday season, October – December.  With today’s Seller’s market and the way people shop for homes on the internet you might want to re-think your decorating ideas.   Many homebuyers have time off during the holiday season and they use that time to… Continued

September 22, 2018

The Importance of NOW

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It’s all a matter of timing. What happens in the past effects the future and the present, the NOW.  Real estate transactions are time sensitive. That means that at any given point in time the circumstances can change. Interest rates go up or down depending on world economics, labor statistics and other factors. NOW, the… Continued

May 4, 2018

How to Find and Buy your Dream Home

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Once you speak with a lender or bank and get prequalified for a loan or at least have a good idea of what you can afford, you can begin looking for your dream home. The most important thing to consider is location. You can change the house, remodel it to your tastes, rework the landscape… Continued

January 29, 2018

What Every Seller Should Know.

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By Aleta Boudreaux, Broker, Azalea Real Estate With home prices recovering and interest rates still low, this may be the best time ever to sell your home. If you are serious about selling your home you will need patience, flexibility and patience. Here are a few tips that every seller should know: Most homes that… Continued

August 16, 2017

Should you Buy or Rent a Home

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When trying to decide whether you should rent or own a home, there are many factors to consider. The costs of buying are more complicated than for renting, sometimes making it hard to tell which one is the better choice. If you have limited funds, don’t have money for a down payment and the additional… Continued

August 16, 2017