Tag Archives: homebuying

REALTOR ADVICE: Importance of New Construction Walkthroughs 

#Realtor Advice: When you are purchasing a new construction property, take advantage of the walkthroughs. These are the only times in life you are encouraged to be extremely picky and meticulous about imperfections with your new property. Use the blue tape to highlight builder imperfections!!! ***You can ONLY do this w/ new construction and not […]

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When to file a claim for homeowners insurance?

#‎Realtor‬ Advice: When to file a claim for homeowners insurance? The best rule to determine whether to file a claim is when the cost repairing the damage exceeds your deductible. Make sure you get estimates for the repair beforehand and file no later than 2 weeks after the incident. ALWAYS file a claim if someone […]

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Realtor Advice

#Realtor Advice: Using a VA loan is a great option. VA loans require no downpayment but you have to pay closing costs. The problem is there are fewer condos everyday that are VA and FHA approved in #DC.#RealtyPros #RealtorJason #Tips #md #va #dc#realestate   ‪#‎Realtor‬ Advice: The biggest issue for ‪#‎homebuyers‬ considering a condominium is […]

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Is your Realtor a “Used Car Salesman?”

DISCLAIMER: Some of my best friends are car salespersons. This post is no reflection on the automobile industry or the talented men and women who provide professional customer service when selling cars everyday. In all industries, as a consumer we frequently come across three different types of service providers: GREAT, BAD, and the “NOT IN […]

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What are Mortgage Escrow Accounts?

A common question from first-time homebuyers when purchasing their home is “What is a Mortgage Escrow Account?” A Mortgage escrow account is used to help borrowers save money for property taxes and homeowners‘ policy premiums. Escrows can help prevent financial mistakes and it puts you at ease to know your bank is responsible for paying […]

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Dear homebuyer: Do not fall in love w/ the house

A common obstacle which arises when first-time homebuyers look for their first home is “Falling in love with a home!” Now somebody might say, “What’s the big deal? Isn’t the whole point to fall in love with the home you are going to purchase it?” The truth is falling in love with a home can […]

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