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In virtually all homebuying situations, a home inspection will be an important part of the process. Generally carried out after an offer has been accepted on a home, a home inspection is usually included by the buyer as a contingency in their offer – if significant issues are found during the inspection, buyers can then return to the seller and request that either the issues be remedied or the sale price be changed accordingly.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re happy talk any of our potential homebuyers through the inspection process and its basic tenets. One common question we get from clients here: What kinds of repairs or issues am I justified in raising with the seller after an inspection, and which others should be left alone? This two-part blog

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There are a few parts of the real estate process that might seem a bit confusing to those just entering this world for the first time, and one of these areas could be the various designations used for real estate agents and other professionals. There are several different kinds of real estate agents and realtors out there, and finding the right one with the proper certifications and qualifications will be important if you’re beginning a home search.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re proud to offer only the very best accredited real estate agents for all your homebuying needs. While the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) actually has dozens of different designations and certificates that might be held by various real estate professionals, we’ve

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over several of the most important post-closing costs to consider if you’ve purchased a new home. Closing costs themselves represent a significant part of the homebuying and mortgage process, but there are also some basic living and future areas to consider as you budget for this period.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’ve happily helped numerous clients not only buy a home in Eagle Mountain, but also understand the full range of potential costs that may come along with their choice. In today’s part two, we’ll go over a few additional areas where you should consider budgeting for your move and other parts of your new home life.

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Food Restocking

When preparing to move out of their old home, many

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The process of buying a home represents a significant investment, one with several stages to consider. There’s the primary mortgage loan you’ll be applying for, for one, but also several closing costs, fees and potential other expenses that you have to keep straight during this process.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’ll help you through every step in this process as you look to buy a home in Eagle Mountain. In this two-part blog series, we’ll go over one of the final expense areas to think about: Post-closing costs, including a few areas that will help you prep for long-term homeownership and get you settled as you finalize the sale and move into your new home.

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Moving Costs

For starters, you want to ensure that any financial calculations you

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As a potential new homebuyer, you may have a variety of potential preferences when it comes to specific details of the home you’re looking for. Some are going for an open floor concept or highly desire specific bathroom features, while others focus in on things like appliance efficiency, local services or a variety of other potential areas.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re here to help as you browse our wide range of home listings, plus our condos, townhomes and other property types. One factor that’s very important to many buyers, particularly in homes with lots of it, is carpeting and the material being used for it – there are several different carpet options out there, and which is installed in a home you’re considering may play a role in your

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the important factors to keep in mind if you’re considering moving into a home that falls under a homeowners’ association. Abbreviated HOA, these groups are often responsible for various neighborhood or community services and regulations, from general maintenance to shared amenities, neighborhood watch and several other potential areas.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re proud to offer a variety of homes for sale in several of our great communities, plus real estate agents who will help you understand every detail, including potential HOA involvement in a property you’re looking into. Today’s blog will go over a few additional areas to keep in mind as you’re investigating such properties.

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In a variety of property areas or communities, homes and multi-unit buildings are governed in part by what’s called a homeowners’ association. Abbreviated HOA, a homeowners’ association can cover a number of areas, from shared amenities and recreational facilities to property aesthetics and general maintenance, among others.

At Eagle Mountain Living, many of our homes for sale exist within communities that include HOA presences. In many of these cases, buying one of these properties means you are required to join the HOA, including paying its yearly fees and other costs – though there may be cases where this isn’t an express requirement. In this two-part blog, we’ll go over several important areas to consider when it comes to HOAs, from the costs they

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If you’ve just closed on a new home purchase or plan to be doing so in the near future, this is both an exciting and important time for you in several areas, namely financially. And while there are several fund-related areas to keep an eye on during this period, one that’s important not to gloss over is the presence of an emergency fund for new homeowners.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re proud to offer not only a wide range of properties and homes for sale, but also several real estate agent services including financing. Our agents have years of experience assisting homebuyers with their every need and question, including how much is truly needed for an emergency fund and how this should factor in to mortgage and homebuying calculations. Let’s go over

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Real estate agents serve a number of beneficial purposes for their clients, and these often extend beyond simply finding and purchasing a property. Agents are also a valuable knowledge and experience source for buyers in numerous areas, helping them wade through various obstacles and obtain the home of their dreams with as little hassle as possible.

At Eagle Mountain Living, our real estate agents are here to help with every need you may have, from identifying top home listings in your desired price range to assisting you with every small detail of any of our Eagle Mountain properties. We’re also here to help you avoid a situation that’s unfortunately become more common over the last few years: Scams attempted by unscrupulous individuals surrounding

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There are a few particular words or terms you might find within a home purchase process, and one such word is “contingency.” A contingency, generally put into place to protect the buyer, refers to any provision placed in a standard purchase contract – more than one contingency can be added to a contract, and if contingencies that are agreed upon are not met, the buyer has the right to back out of the sale with no fee or penalty.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re here to help with contingencies and any other details involved when you purchase any of our real estate listings. While contingencies are a valuable tool for buyers, they can also have negative results if you push things too far or are competing with other buyers who do not have as many

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