Guest post by Sheila Olson @ FitSheila.com.
Whether you’re looking to move up to your dream home or are ready to downsize from your current home as you head towards retirement, there’s a lot to think about when choosing a new place to live. It’s all too easy to obsess over the obvious things such as price and bedrooms, but here are some factors that can make a difference in how happy you are with your new house.
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No matter how good or logical a deal seems, sometimes your gut tells you it just isn’t right. Here’s a story about a deal like this.
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A potential client called out of the blue and explained that she was single with a young child. It was her life’s dream to raise her daughter on a farm. She told me she had no money for a down payment on a loan nor was she able to pay any closing costs. However, she had a good job and I could tell from her voice she had determination – which can make up for a lot.
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When is it reasonable for a Buyer to work on a home before owning it? While there is nothing wrong legally with a Buyer getting a head start on changes before the closing, in my experience you have to weigh the risk and reward. Sometimes it turns out fine, and sometimes it doesn’t.
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