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What You Need To Know About The Home Inspection Process

Congratulations on finding a house! You now have only a few days from when you signed the purchase and sales agreement to have a home inspection. Chances are your real estate agent made the offer contingent upon a satisfactorily home inspection and obtaining mortgage financing. What Is A H ...
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What Do Phoenix Appraisers Look For When Determining A Property's Value In AZ?

Most Phoenix area residents are surprised to learn what Arizona appraisers actually look at when determining the value of a real estate property, especially when it the property they are interested in. The first misconception homeowners general ...
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Buying a Home in Phx! Where Do I Begin?

Getting Started The decision has been made, I am BUYING a new HOUSE!! and I don't know what to do next. First things first: Get organized and do your homework. CAN I AFFORD THE HOUSE? You will need to determine what's affordable.  Remember, when you purchase a home, you will also incur some add ...
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Assembling Your Home Buying Team In Phoenix- Knowing The Players

Buying a new home is literally a team sport since there are so many tasks, important timelines, documents and responsibilities that all need special care and attention. Besides working with a professional team that you trust, it's important that the individual players have the ability to effect ...
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Top Five Market Factors That Influence Mortgage Rates

Timing the market for the best possible opportunity to lock a mortgage rate on a new loan is certainly a challenge, even for the professionals. While there are several generic interest rate trend indicators online, the difference between what's advertised and actually attainable can be influenc ...
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What's My Debt-to-Income (DTI) Ratio?

Debt-to-Income (DTI) is one of the many new mortgage related terms many First-Time Home Buyers will get used to hearing. DTI is a component of the mortgage approval process that measures a borrower's Gross Monthly Income compared to their credit payments and other monthly liabilities. Debt-to- ...
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