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April 2020

Found 2 blog entries for April 2020.

While the spring market would typically be in full force right now, coronavirus has put a temporary halt to most real estate activity. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t take the time to get your home ready to go up for sale once the pandemic is under control.

With that in mind, I’ve brought you four suggestions on things you can do to get your home ready to hit the market after quarantine. Read on below to learn more.

Address any minor repairs

Even the most conscientious of homeowners typically have a list of minor home repairs that they’ve been meaning to get around to when they have time. For example, you might have a toilet that’s been running for a while or a patch of broken fence that needs to be mended.

Whatever fixes may be on your to-do

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Buying a home can be nerve-racking, especially if you're a first-time home buyer. These tips will help you navigate the process, save money and avoid common mistakes.

1. Start saving for a down payment early

It’s common to put 20% down, but many lenders now permit much less, and first-time home buyer programs allow as little as 3% down. But putting down less than 20% may mean higher costs and paying for mortgage insurance, and even a small down payment can still be hefty. For example, a 5% down payment on a $200,000 home is $10,000.

 Some tips for saving for a down payment include setting aside tax refunds and work bonuses, setting up an automatic savings plan and using an app to track your progress.

2. Explore your down

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