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10 Common Mistakes For Every First-Time Homebuyer

By Kim Wong / last year

If you are the first-time homebuyer (whether you buy house for own stay or investment). Below 10 common mistakes that you should be aware of; 1. Not Knowing What You Can Afford 2. Skipping Mortgage Qualification 3. Failing to Consider Additional Expenses 4. Being Too Picky 5. Lacking Vision 6. Being Swept Away 7. Compromising on the Important Things 8. Neglecting […]

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Top 7 Mistakes That Every First-Time Home Buyers Make

By Kim Wong / last year

After bank approved your mortgage loan, you’ll step for next process — hunting a house. You may have searched for the expenses of buying a house before, deposit, stamp duty, legal fees, home inspection and etc and these expenses often can wipe out your savings before you get the keys of your new home. As you are first-time home […]

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6 Mortgage Mistakes

By Kim Wong / last year

During the 2007-2009 financial crisis, the United States economy crumbled because of a problem with mortgage foreclosures. Borrowers all over the nation had trouble paying their mortgages. At the time, eight out of 10 borrowers were trying to refinance their mortgages. Even high end homeowners were having trouble with foreclosures. Why were so many citizens […]

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10 Worst First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Are you gearing up to buy your first place? Shopping for a home is exciting, exhausting and a little bit scary. In the end, your aim is to end up with a home you love at a price you can afford. Sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, many people make mistakes the prevent them from achieving […]

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Mistakes To Avoid When Upsizing Your Home

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Do you want to save yourself from the pitfall of extra financial burden? Here are some valuable tips on upsizing your home to do just that. Making an impulse decision on the property Since you currently have a home and may be looking to sell it off in future, it’s best to make a right […]

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Selling Your House? Avoid These Mistakes

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Selling your home – especially if you’ve never done it before – can be surprisingly time-consuming and emotionally challenging. Strangers will come into your home and poke around in your closets and cabinets. They will criticize a place that has probably become more than just four walls and a roof to you, and then, to […]

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5 Mistakes That Make House Flipping a Flop

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

House flipping has become the day trading of the first decades of the 2000s. But in the rush to make a profit, far too many would-be real estate moguls overlook the basics and end up failing. In this article we’ll look at the five biggest mistakes investors make in this market and how to avoid […]