If you're a prospective home-buyer, then you'll have a lot to think about before you even start looking for a home. And if you're planning on selling a house or property, you may want to ask yourself a few brief questions—the why’s, when’s, where’s, and how’s of selling a home.

If you’ve gotten this far, then your next step will be one of the most crucial decisions you’ll make: choosing the right realtor. And getting this part right can make all the difference in the long-run. Don't get befuddled by things like this:

Houses for Sale

In a crowded market, you should really do your research! Source: Creative Commons.


Although a realtor takes commission from every sale, the amount they receive will most likely be...

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Whether a first-time home-buyer or a current home-owner, it can be a difficult process figuring out the how's, when's, and why's of purchasing a new home. Here are a few quick resources to help get you thinking about the process.

1. Search Available Listings

Sure, there are thousands of other things to consider before you actually start looking for a home to purchase. But there's never any harm in just looking, and doing so does have its advantages.

a) You'll get to know the market.

Do you have a specific type of home in mind? Are you at the options available in your area? By looking at current listings, you can get a better idea of what the current market looks like and what to expect once you do decide to start working with a realtor. Too often,...

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