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4 Reasons to Buy an Investment Property this Year

Growing up my parents owned several rental properties, my brother and I were their contract employees mowing the lawns each week in the summer.  They have since retired and enjoy the income from the properties that come in each month and the tax benefits have benefited them for many years.  I purchased my first investment property at age 19, sold it a few years later and rolled the profits into the next investment. Owning an“4 Reasons to Buy an Investment Property this Year”

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What’s the VALUE of my Condo or Home?

What’s the value of my property? Has it gone up? Or gone down? I had my mortgage refinanced last year and the value was $X, what if I sold it today? How is value determined? A market analysis can determine the value of your home, any good real estate agent can give you a price that’s within a range you can expect to receive. Your home is typically your largest asset so it’s smart to“What’s the VALUE of my Condo or Home?”

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I love CONDO living!

I once lived in a cute little rambler in a quiet suburban neighborhood and when I decided to sell that house it was time to move to downtown and into condo life!  My weekends used to consist of home and yard projects, I actually took pride in my lawn and mowed it myself!!  Now my weekends consist of not doing yard work or house projects and when I leave my condo, I just lock the“I love CONDO living!”

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How Do I Decide on the Right Home?

Choosing a new home is exciting and scary at the same time!! No home is 100% perfect, even homes that are custom built to meet the owners every need can use changes once the home is lived in. When deciding to purchase, consider the 80/20 rule. If the home offers 80% of what you’re looking for you will probably be very happy there! The biggest worry buyers have is regretting their decision, here are some“How Do I Decide on the Right Home?”

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Should I Waive my Home Inspection when making an Offer?

Should I waive my inspection when making an offer and what does that mean? With multiple offers situations these days, waiving a home inspection can put your offer into a better light.  The seller doesn’t have to worry that you’ll back out of the transaction 1-10 days after you are mutually accepted and they have marked the property “pending” in the MLS indicating that they have accepted an offer.  Many sellers are allowing time for“Should I Waive my Home Inspection when making an Offer?”

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