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If you’re in the market to put your home on the market, you are probably looking into whether to hire a real estate agent or not. The main differences between these two options go back to what you’ll save. While you might think you can keep a lot of your hard-invested cash by selling your home alone, this is not necessarily the case. In the long run, it’ll be more beneficial to utilize a realtor versus going the FSBO (for sale by owner – pronounced fizz-bo) route. You’re the only one that can ultimately make this decision but be sure to take a moment to read some highlights on potential outcomes.

 

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If you’re buying a home for the first time, it can be a little difficult trying to figure out where to start. Here’s a handy to-do list to help you out, and be sure to call me if you have any questions!

  1. Save: Save for a down payment, closing costs, and insurance, and taxes. It is always safe to have 20% of the amount of the home you are trying to buy. So, if you are looking at a $300,000 home, try to have $60,000 saved. The minimum down payment is 5%  

  2. Improve Credit Score: Make sure to stay current on your bills, make no major purchases, don’t cancel any credit cards. A higher credit score means a lower interest rate!

  3. Calculate What You Can Afford: Look for a mortgage calculator online, or give me a call and I

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