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Wednesday, October 9, 2019   /   by Ashley Yates

How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?

By: Amy Howell Hirt

There are a lot of steps to buying a house, and that takes time: It takes 50 days on average to just close on a home.

How long does it take to buy a house? A lot depends on how much time you spend shopping for one. But once you have a contract, it takes an average of 50 days to close on a house.
There are a lot of steps to buying a house, and any of them could drag out the timeline, especially if you're not prepared. Here's the home-buying timeline, broken down step-by-step, so you can be in control:
1. Do Your Homework
Time: 1-14 days
Dreaming about owning your own home is one thing; making it happen is another. To get beyond the dream stage, you need to do some critical research to help you figure out what you do and don't want — along with how much can you afford. 
It's mighty disappointing to fall in love with a house only to find out you can't afford it. A quick chat with your bank can help ...

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019   /   by Ashley Yates

A Seller’s Guide to Navigating the Home Inspection

By: HouseLogic
Published: April 12, 2018

Passing the inspection advances you to the next level: closing the deal on your house.

Getting beyond the home inspection is sort of like advancing to the next level in a video game.
When you get past this step, you get to advance to a fresh, exciting place — your new home, to be exact.
In Every Inspection, There Are Stakes for Buyers and Sellers
Once the buyer has made, and you’ve accepted, the offer, your home will get the once-over from the buyer’s home inspector. The inspection is usually a contingency of the offer, meaning the buyer can back out based on serious problems discovered. The lender also expects an inspection to make sure it’s making a good investment. Makes sense, right? 
During the home inspection, an inspector will examine the property for flaws. Based on the inspector’s report the buyer will then give you a list of repair requests. 
Your agent will wo ...

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