I have a ratified contract on a home. Now what?

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After all those long months of trying to find the right home, you finally have a ratified contract.  So, what comes next? This post takes a look at the steps after a ratified contract. Outside of closing, ratifying a contract…

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Pros and Cons of Selling a House As Is

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Pros and Cons of Selling a House As Is   Selling a house as is generally means putting the property up on the market for sale without doing any renovation work or sans prepping up the house to attract potential…

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How to Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance

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How to Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance   The concept of Private mortgage insurance can be a confusing one; Leaving first time home buyers, or even seasoned property investors who have taken a different route on their new property…

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Moving to Fairfax

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Moving to Fairfax   Before moving to any city, it is important to get a feel for the local culture and economy to make sure that it’s really where you want to be. Fairfax, VA is a city with a…

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The Perks Of Living In Arlington

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The Perks Of Living In Arlington It’s a flourishing city that has several things going in its favor – such as its low unemployment rate; diverse economy that encompasses retail, healthcare, technology and telecommunications jobs. Unlike other regions in Virginia,…

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Types of Home Loans

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Buying a home is a major life decision. Most regular people resort to mortgage loans when considering a real estate purchase. The mortgage loan scene may differ across countries – particularly in terms of the types of loans available, their…

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Arlington Named Best Place to Retire

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In our last entry, we covered Arlington’s ranking as the 2nd best city for millennials. Arlington’s ranking was a result of a number of positive attributes such as easy access to shop, bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. It’s low unemployment…

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2nd Best City for Millennials: Arlington, VA

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Students who have recently graduated from college are always on the lookout for prospective jobs. Most of them are trying to weigh the advantages and disadvantages between living near their hometown versus venturing into a new city. The unfamiliarity of…

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