Things to Think About in the Homebuying Process

Raziel Ungar

January 16th, 2012 - 1 min read
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This page contains links to the best articles on my site for homebuyers.

Market Data

Raziel's Latest Market Trends reports about your town and neighborhood, including up to date analyses on the market from Burlingame through Redwood City

Financing

How to deduct personal interest with a home equity loan

Why Interest Only Loans Are Not Necessarily "Bad"

If I have an adjustable rate mortgage, when should I refinance? Rates are so low!

How to use gift money as a form of down payment

What's the point of paying points?

What is the difference between a pre-qualification and a pre-approval?

What should I be aware of on my credit report?

General

What you can expect when you buy your home through a probate sale

The Carbon Monoxide Detector Law

The potential financial benefits of owning a home

Estate Planning

The below posts are written by Nancy Rossi, an estate planning attorney in San Mateo.

Why You Should Set Up a Living Trust at the same time you're thinking of buying a home

What happens to my home if I'm serious injured and unable to take care of my home?

Should I add my child to my home's title or bank accounts to avoid probate?

Video Topics

Buyer Video topics: How to Win in Multiple Offers, Prequalification vs Preapproval, Tips on Financing, The Value of A Home Inspection, The First Time Buyer Experience, The Role of the Tile Company, Why Are Short Sales So Difficult for Buyers?

Seller Video topics: Marketing & Selling Luxury Properties, Why Open House is Important for Sellers, Is It Worth It to Stage a Vacant Home, The 6 Most Important Criteria for Selecting an Agent, Why Buyers May Not Make An Offer On Your Home

Homeowner's Insurance

The below posts are written by Meghan Hanson, a personal insurance expert at MacCorkle Insurance Services in Burlingame.

Dwelling Coverage - The Basics

General coverages - Other structures, Personal Property, and Loss of Use

Homeowner's Insurance - What is excluded from coverage?

Liability coverages - Personal Liability, Injury, and Medical Payments

 

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