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How to Negotiate Real Estate Counter Offers

Once you have found a house you’d like to make your home, it is time to make an offer. Or if you are the seller of it, you will have to make a series of real estate counter offers. These offers are merely those made in response to another.

For example, if the asking price of the home is $150,000 and the buyer offers $145,000. It’s a negotiation of the cost of a home. Most of the time these offers are conducted by the buyers and sellers with a real estate agent’s assistance.

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Texture a Wall

How to Texture a Wall Yourself and Save Money Doing it

Learning how to texture walls, especially your own, is a gratifying experience. Not only do you get to choose the style that suits you, but you also get to turn a flat, dull space into something with personality. Everyone will notice it when they visit, and you’ll feel a sense of pride each time you walk into the room. If you didn’t know that you can texture your walls, you’re in luck. Your house will be unique, and you’ll save money by texturing the walls yourself.

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Dry Rot Repair

A Guide on Dry Rot Repair

As days get longer and weather improves, we all have opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Make sure to take advantage of this seasonal change to do a check up on the exterior of your home. Inspecting for any signs dry rot should be top of your list. Early detection is key to keeping dry rot repairs an inexpensive do it yourself project. When you know what to look for you can save time and money by stopping the rot and keeping your home investment in tip-top shape.

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Avoid Using Bad Credit Mortgage Lenders

6 Reasons to Avoid Using “Bad Credit Mortgage Lenders,” and What You Can Do Instead

Home ownership is an excellent way to invest in your future. What if you are upside down on your current mortgage and need a loan modification, though? Perhaps you are unable to find a lender to give you a mortgage loan because you do not have decent credit? Do you have to move or need a bigger house because your family has outgrown your current dwelling but have little equity?

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Everything You Need to Know About VA Home Loans

Everything You Need to Know About VA Home Loans

Are you a veteran who is considering buying or refinancing your home?  You have spent most of your life helping others. You have given all you have, day in and day out. It’s not just a career for you. It’s who you are. There may even have been a moment or two when you have questioned if anyone in the United States appreciates what you have done for our country.  We do.  We really do, and we want to help you with some tips to save you money during this process.  

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Wondering How to Get a Mortgage So You Can Stop Paying Rent?

While renting is a positive solution for many individuals and families, homeownership is another option that makes more sense for many. The bridge from rent to homeownership may seem challenging, but after weighing the possibility, many realize that homeownership is a better fit for their lifestyle. Let’s evaluate the advantages of homeownership (compared to rent) to determine whether it’s right for you.

If you do decide that homeownership is the way to go, Homes for Heroes has solutions to help you get started. We’re here for you – every step of the way.

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Worried about Bad Credit

Worried about Bad Credit? Homes Loans Could Still be in Your Future- Here’s How

Many believe that the hardest part of purchasing a home is finding the right place to live. However, anyone who went through the lending process can tell you otherwise.

Receiving approval for a home loan is a confusing process. However, gaining approval with low credit scores can feel next to impossible. Before you give up hope, know that there are ways to still get a home loan with bad credit. In fact, you may already qualify!

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8 Tips on What it’s Like to Buy a House

Buying your first home is an exciting endeavor that can bring peace of mind to you and your family for many years to come.

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If You’re a First Time Homebuyer- Here are Some Tips

Congratulations if you have made the big decision to purchase your first home! You might receive a lot of advice along your home buying journey from family, friends, and strangers. Here are a few great tips to follow from the real estate professionals at Homes for Heroes to help you become a homeowner. Read more

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Tips on Refinancing Your Mortgage

When mortgage interest rates drop, homeowners who qualify for refinancing are often ready to jump at the opportunity to lower their interest rates and reduce their monthly mortgage payment. We can’t say we blame them either, since homeowners can potentially save hundreds of dollars monthly, and thousands of dollars over the lifetime of their home loan.

The key to refinancing your home loan is knowing all of the facts up front. Refinancing can be a tricky and confusing process. When you work with Homes for Heroes on your mortgage refinance, we give you all of the information you need to make the best decision for you and your family, and we see you through the refinancing process start to finish.

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