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Buying Residential Land

Perhaps you’ve been shopping for your first home and just can’t find what you want. Because of that, maybe you’re considering buying a lot and building a home to your specifications, including all the beautiful things you’ve been hoping for in a new home of your own.

That's an excellent idea, and many buyers find that it’s the way to go. However, there are a lot of pitfalls and plenty of rules, regulations and red tape that you’ll need to be aware of before you buy. So, we’ve compiled a list of considerations for you before you head out in search of that perfect piece of land.

  • Zoning and restrictions – The last thing you’d want to do are buy what appears to be a good residential lot and then find out that the zoning in the area allows
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Buying a Home SingleSo you’re single, and you’re pretty sure you’ll stay that way at least for the foreseeable future. You like your rental apartment or home, but you think perhaps it’s time to launch into that “adult” activity known as first time home buying. After all, nothing says singles can’t buy a house; many do just that each year and are more than delighted with the outcome.

Of course, single home buyers face certain issues that married buyers may be able to avoid, but knowing what to expect is half the battle.

Is this the best move for you?

Sometimes we feel pressured to do certain things, just because we’ve crossed the line into adulthood and think it’s the “thing to do.” Buying a home might fit into that category. Many individuals – single or not – simply

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Buying a Fixer-UpperSome people want nothing to do with homes that aren’t move-in ready. Then there’s the group of folks that live to fix things. In many cases, these people look at run-down or dated houses and immediately get ideas in their heads about how they can make them better. For some, the worse the house, the more attractive it is to them. They’re ready to go to work!

If you’re one of those people, perhaps you’ve thought about buying a fixer-upper but just aren’t sure if you have the funds – and the energy – to tackle the project in a way that would be pleasing to you in the end. That’s worrisome, for sure. There’s nothing scarier than completing your project halfway and then running out of money, stamina, or both.

But those home renovation shows on DIY

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Buying a home in a different stateJust like thousands of others each year, you’re contemplating a move to Florida. Perhaps you’re just looking for a change of pace or climate, or your current job has offered to transfer you, or your new career is taking you to the Sunshine State.

If you currently own a home in another state and want to buy one in Florida, or if you were a renter but want to jump right in and purchase a home in your new destination, you’ve got lots of work to do before you move. Buying a home in your new place of residence can be quite exciting, of course, but it can be very challenging as well, so below we’ve offered some guidelines to make the transition a little smoother.

Number 1Locate a reputable real estate agent – When you’re looking for a Realtor out-of-town, you’re

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Tips on Buying Your First HomeIf you are contemplating buying your first home, I am sure someone has already told you that “this will be one of the biggest purchases of your lifetime. You have no doubt garnered advice from lots of well-meaning friends and family members... and they have either scared the bejeezus out of you or made you extra excited about the prospect of being a homeowner. Whichever the case, it is important to know that there are many things you can do.... and should do... to prepare yourself for that big first-time purchase of a home to call your own.

Save, save, save!

Even in the most affordable sections of the country, buying a house demands a good deal of money. Although there are some creative financing plans where you can put down as little as 3%, which

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