Buy A House

5 Actions To Take When You Apply For A Traditional Mortgage Loan

Posted by Tom Hall // August 13, 2018 // Blog / Buy A House

There are many real estate investors who are utilizing traditional lender programs. As popular as lender programs are not every borrower can get approved.  There are still strict guidelines in place and a mountain of documentation that has to be provided.  With a strong credit score, significant down payment and low debt to income the […]

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10 Documents You Need Before Applying For A Home Loan

Posted by Tom Hall // July 9, 2018 // Blog / Buy A House / Lending

If you want to ace the home loan process it pays to be prepared. While some sources report that it has become easier to obtain a mortgage loan, it is still far from as easy as it was 10 years ago. With the current rush to secure loans before interest rates go higher, lenders get […]

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5 Hidden Home Buying Expenses

Posted by Tom Hall // June 4, 2018 // Blog / Buy A House

There is a lot that goes into buying a home. This is the case whether you plan on living in the property or using it as an investment.  What most veteran home buyers know is that the list price is not the amount you end up spending.  Between property taxes, insurance and miscellaneous closing costs this […]

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First Time Home Buyers Guide

Posted by Tom Hall // February 26, 2018 // Blog / Buy A House / Featured

You’re in your house. It’s July. It’s 150 degrees outside and your AC has been broken for 3 days now. You’ve made 7 calls to your landlord and they keep telling you they have someone coming out to fix it “soon”. At this point, you’re wondering why you are paying an exorbitant amount of money […]

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The Basic Steps Of A Real Estate Transaction

Posted by Tom Hall // February 12, 2018 // Blog / Buy A House

Every new investor wants to dive into the business as quickly as possible. They watch their favorite investing show on TV and think things will be just as easy.  Without knowing what steps to take you will run yourself into circles and not get very far.  Regardless of what type of investing you want to pursue the […]

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5 Tips For Finding Investment Properties In Your Local Market

Posted by Tom Hall // October 30, 2017 // Blog / Buy A House / Featured

Finding good deals is the key to a successful real estate business. Where and how you find these deals is entirely up to you.  Instead of relying on the same sources as every other investor, it is important to come up with ideas that are unique to you.  The less competition for deals the better […]

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How to Avoid Fraud & Scams When Renting or Buying a Home

Posted by Tom Hall // July 3, 2017 // Blog / Buy A House

Mortgage fraud is up in a huge way and attorneys are warning of real estate scams on the rise as the housing market improves. So how can you protect yourself from becoming a victim when renting or buying a home? Mortgage fraud cases have doubled in Florida in recent years and has taken number one in […]

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Am I Sure I’m Ready To Buy?

Posted by Tom Hall // May 15, 2017 // Blog / Buy A House

I think it’s safe to say everyone you know over the age of 21 has thought about buying a house if they haven’t already.  Those first-timers usually only have a slight clue about what it takes to be able to comfortably buy a home. If you don’t own a home already, the question then becomes, […]

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The Inspection and What to Ask For

Posted by Tom Hall // May 1, 2017 // Blog / Buy A House

I think it’s pretty common knowledge that you always have your home inspected within the first week of going under contract. Buying a house you plan to live in without an inspection is just plain silly. So your inspector will spend a couple of hours in the home checking damn near everything, and gives you this […]

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Seller Paid Closing Costs

Posted by Tom Hall // April 17, 2017 // Blog / Buy A House / Featured

Welcome back dear readers. We have had a conversation about closing costs briefly but today I want to get a little more involved on the subject. In the state of Georgia, the buyer pays the closing costs associated with closing the loan as well as some of the government fees and taxes involved. It’s not […]

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