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Category: Home Buyer Info (8 posts)

  • October 24, 2017
  • Briggs & Stratton

Buying Your First Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

If you are in the market for your first home, you’ve probably saved a substantial amount of money for the down payment. You researched closing costs, sought out the best deal on a mortgage, and

  • August 23, 2017
  • Briggs & Stratton

10 Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

Buying your first house can be an exciting and stressful time. There are so many things to consider that you can find yourself getting overwhelmed. Here are some common mistakes first-time homebuyers

  • July 26, 2017
  • Briggs & Stratton

Five Things First Time Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

Shopping for your first home is exciting, and it is only natural to want to get right to it. The idea of trading in that monthly rent check for a mortgage payment that builds equity and wealth for the

  • June 28, 2017
  • Briggs & Stratton

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home

Everyone looks forward to a vacation, and many people return to their favorite spot each year. If you really enjoy your annual destination, you might be ready to invest in a vacation home. There are m

  • May 10, 2017
  • Briggs & Stratton

Home Buying 101 - Why the Relationship with Your Broker Should Be a Positive Partnership

Whether you are looking for your first home or moving up to the home of your dreams, having an experienced real estate broker or agent in your corner is a must. Real estate is a very specialized indus

  • April 4, 2017
  • Briggs & Stratton

Three Ways to Get on the Property Ladder

Property investment is more challenging than ever due to a buoyant housing market in major cities and the rising cost of living. Many people are concerned they'll never be in a position to buy a prope

  • January 17, 2017
  • Briggs & Stratton

Can You Afford to Buy a New Home?

If you're throwing your hard-earned money away on rent each month, putting that same amount towards your own home could be an incredible advantage. However, it's also imperative to consider whether yo

  • December 27, 2016
  • Briggs & Stratton

The Benefits of Investing in Income-Producing Properties

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch