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Entries from February 2010

Is purchasing a foreclosed home a good investment?

February 25th, 2010

When a home is foreclosed, the home is often offered a lower-than-normal price or sold through an auction. In most cases, individuals can purchase foreclosed homes at a bargain price. Assuming the Texas real estate market improves in the next year, this investment could generate a significant return. Picking the right home to purchase, however, […]

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How should the neighborhood affect my real estate choice?

February 11th, 2010

Many individuals who consider buying or leasing home often factor in the home’s neighborhood. A neighborhood can affect the desirability of a home in a number of ways. For instance, when buying a home, the price and value of homes in the neighborhood could have future tax implications on the potential home owner. If the […]

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Why do some real estate leases require a down payment?

February 5th, 2010

When individuals begin a lease for a home or apartment, they often must pay a down payment. This payment serves a number of purposes. One, it acts as a partial guarantee that the tenant will fulfill the terms of the lease. Also, it serves as a way to legally validate a contract. In most contract […]

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