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Buying a Home

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Everything to Know About Different Types of New Home ConstructionBuilding a new construction home is one of the most rewarding things a homeowner can do. What many people don't realize until they get started choosing a builder is that there are actually three new home construction options to choose from. Knowing about the different types of home construction, including the benefits and disadvantages of each, can help you decide which type of home construction is right for you.

Production

Production homes are built in bulk in home developments. Driving through a development like this, buyers will notice that all the homes are built similarly, though they don't all look the same. Buyers who choose homes in these areas have their choice of lot size, exterior siding and appearance, floor plan, whether to include a

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4 Advantages of Starter HomesWhen someone gets ready to buy their first home, many people will recommend they purchase a starter home. The idea of a starter home only started fairly recently, and many people like the idea of going into their first home with the understanding that it won’t be the home they own for the rest of their life. Starter homes are typically homes that are smaller, less expensive, and don’t meet every single item on a buyer’s wish list. Home buyers who are on the fence about if their first home should be a starter home should seriously consider one. Here is what home buyers should know about starter homes.

Starter Homes Can Cost Less

First-time home buyers may not have the luxury of being able to save up for a home for decades. Because of this, many

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3 Home Rental Scam Red Flags You Need to KnowRenting a home can be a great way for someone to get a better understanding of what it’s like to own a home before they purchase one. Because of this, renting homes has become popular, especially among the younger generations. However, renters still need to be aware of real estate scams, just like buyers. There are a lot of home rental scams out there that can cost renters a lot of time and money if they fall for one of them. Home renters need to be aware of the different scams and scam warning signs in order to protect themselves. Here are some common home rental scams and how to identify them.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

The Price Is

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4 Tips For Moving to a New Home With a PetMoving to a new home can be a stressful time, and it can be even more stressful for pets who don’t understand what is happening. Pet owners need to know the best ways to move with their pets in order to help prevent unwanted stress and make the move as smooth as possible. Here is some advice that can be helpful for keeping pets happy and healthy during any move.

Visit the Vet One Last Time

When moving long distance, cross country or to an area where the pet’s normal veterinarian will be too far away to visit, homeowners need to make one last visit to their vet before the move. While at the vet, the pet owner should ask their vet for copies of their pet’s medical history. This way, if anyone requests to see them, the pet’s owner will have them on

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How to Prevent Financial Loss From Underinsurance On Your HomeWith the recent tornadoes that ripped through Nashville, many Tennessee residents sustained significant property damage, while others became more aware of the importance of taking steps to protect their homes and belongings.

How can you protect your home if it's in danger of damage or destruction? What happens if your home is underinsured? What insurance policies offer the best coverage to protect you should the worst happen to your home? Learn more now on how to protect your home with proper insurance coverage and proactive planning.

The Dangers of Being Underinsured

The threat of underinsurance is often in the back of peoples' minds if it's even on the radar at all. After all, most days, nothing happens to their homes. Most days, there isn't

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4 Things to Consider About International HomebuyingWhen a big change is needed, perhaps nothing is more powerful than moving out of the country or even buying a vacation home in an exotic locale. To do so, however, buyers must educate themselves on all the different aspects of international home buying. The process and results can differ greatly from their current country, making it well worth figuring out the specifics. To help everyone get started, here are several things people need to know about international home buying.

Cost of Living Varies from Region to Region

A big reason people move overseas is to reside in a place with a lower cost of living than their own country. The cost of housing, food, transportation, and more can differ greatly from region to region, even if two places seem

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Luxury homes in NashvilleIf you want to live in a high-end neighborhood, there are plenty of options in Nashville, TN. Finding the most expensive homes in Music City isn't hard, if you know where to look.

Some homes in these neighborhoods don't say on the market very long, so it's important to spring into action when one you love appears for sale. Whether you're looking for a huge mansion or a penthouse condo with luxury amenities, you can find it in Nashville.

What do Luxury Nashville Homes Provide?

Some top features you will find with the luxury mansions and penthouses in Nashville include:

  • Infinity pools perfect for exercise and fun
  • Incredible architecture with plenty of detail
  • Private wine cellars for your collections
  • Amazing views of the city and
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What Does Common Real Estate Terminology Mean?When you buy your first home or get ready to sell your home, there are a few terms you may be intimidated by. However, there's no reason to be. Here are a few common real estate terms you should know before buying or selling a home.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Appraisal and Assessed Value

Appraisal and assessed value seem to refer to the same things, but in reality, they're very different. The appraisal happens during the escrow process. Before a bank will loan a home buyer money, they must first determine whether the house is worth the amount given in the purchase agreement.

The lender determines this by sending an appraiser to

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What to Know About Getting a Second MortgageNashville is proving to be very popular as a choice for property investors across the United States who are looking for second homes for their family or just investment homes to rent in the area. There are some things you need to watch out for when starting out on your property investment journey and we wanted to give you some pointers to help you along on your journey.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage or home loan professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What to Know About Getting a Mortgage for a Second Home

While getting a mortgage to buy a home is fairly common, reasons to get a second mortgage may be less obvious. Home buyers and existing homeowners often use a second

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What You Need to Know About Federal Fair Housing LawsFederal fair housing laws are important for everyone to know, whether they’re buying, selling, or even renting out a property. Fair housing laws protect buyers and tenants from being discriminated against. Buyers and renters need to know these laws to protect themselves, and sellers and landlords need to know them to keep from accidentally violating federal law. Here is what everyone needs to know about federal fair housing laws.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What is Fair Housing?

The Fair Housing Act was passed as part of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. These new fair housing laws were put in place to protect home buyers and renters

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