How To Buy A Home

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Click Here To RegisterGet solid real estate advice directly from experts representing every phase of the homebuying process. We are here to demystify homebuying and provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to buy a home. Speakers include: David Tomasko and Shanna Moinizand of guerilla / realty, Dan Harvey of Cotton Duck Title, and Joe Hogan III of … Read More

The Experience of an Experienced Realtor

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The Experience of an Experienced Realtorby Tomeka Givens Realtor: “If you sign these documents, you get the keys to your home.” My mom: (((deep nervous sigh))) “Okay.” Realtor: “Sign here… here… sign here… initial there. Congratulations, here are the keys to your home.” My mom: “Oh, oh my God!” (((look of shock))) “That’s it?” Realtor: “Yes, that’s it.” My mom: … Read More

I wanna buy a home Part 5: Settlement…what’s needed?

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I wanna buy a home Part 5: Settlement…what’s needed?by Tomeka GivensIf you haven’t already, be sure to read part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4 in Tomeka’s “I wanna buy a home” series. The lender has issued a clear-to-close notice to me and the title company will confirm the bank is ready to complete your purchase. Your final … Read More

I wanna buy a home Part 4: I’m now under contract, what’s next?

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I wanna buy a home Part 4: I’m now under contract, what’s next?by Tomeka GivensIf you haven’t already, be sure to read part 1, part 2, and part 3 in Tomeka’s “I wanna buy a home” series. The seller has agreed to your offer, signed it and you’re now under contract. What’s your next step? STOP looking at other homes! … Read More

I wanna buy a home Part 3: I’ve found the home I love, now what?

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I wanna buy a home Part 3: I’ve found the home I love, now what?by Tomeka GivensIf you haven’t already, be sure to read part 1 and part 2 in Tomeka’s “I wanna buy a home” series. When going out on showings, please be sure to bring your check book. Remember every meeting to see homes is with the intention … Read More

I wanna buy a home Part 2: I’m newly pre-approved, now what?

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I wanna buy a home Part 2: I’m newly pre-approved, now what?by Tomeka GivensCongratulations on your pre-approval! Yay! (If you haven’t yet been pre-approved, read about that process in the first post in this series.) So now that you: 1. Know your pre-approval status (that you have indeed been pre-approved and not denied) 2. Know your maximum comfort price range. … Read More

I wanna buy a home but I have absolutely no idea of where to start! Part 1.

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I wanna buy a home… but I have absolutely no idea of where to start!by Tomeka Givens So you’ve decided you want to buy a home. Now what? Your very first step should be to reach out to a lender to discuss your financing strategy. Let me be crystal clear: not a credit repair person, but a lender. Why? Who … Read More

For First Time Homebuyers, Money is a Hot Topic

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For First Time Homebuyers, Money is a Hot Topic   For first time homebuyers, money is a hot topic since purchasing a home requires your money, other people’s money, and sometimes government money. You can wield all of this in your favor, but you need a solid lender, and some do it better than others. A good lender will inform … Read More