Janet Wingrove's Blog Posts

Do you need a down payment when buying a home?

One of the questions I get asked quite often is,  "Do you need a down payment to buy a home?"  Here are my thoughts.1)  Down Payments are helpful – When you purchase a,

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Timelines and Deadlines of the Real Estate Contract

When it comes to real estate contracts, there are many details to consider.  One of the most important aspects of the contract is to know the timeline and dates on the contract.  Today, I

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3 Things A Title Company Does During A Real Estate Transaction

One of the most important entities in the home buying and selling process is the Title Company.  This place, you could say, is where all the magic happens.  The Title Company is

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Why Sellers Should Leave the House During Showings

Every seller is curious about the comments potential buyers are making about their house.  It’s exciting to sell your home, but it not a wise idea for a seller to be home during showings.

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Tips To Get You Started Investing in Real Estate

I often get asked about investment properties and how to get started and what to look for in an investment home.  Here are a few tips to get you going:1)  Know your margins - First thing

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Things to Consider When Transitioning From Renting to Buying a Home

Are you currently renting an apartment and would like to buy a home? Here are some items/expenses to take into consideration when prepping to buy your first home.1)  Homeowners Insurance

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4 Things Buyers Should Not Forget to Do Before Buying a Home

Summer selling season is here and I want to make sure you are ready and prepared to buy your next home.  Here are 4 things, I recommend buyers not forget to do before purchasing a home:1) 

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3 Upfront Costs a Buyer Will Want to Know About When Buying a Home

One of the questions that is asked frequently by a first-time buyer is, “What will I need to pay for when I am buying a home?”  Purchasing a home is one of the best investments for

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Six Tips for Buying a Short Term Vacation Rental Property

Considering buying an investment property?  Have you thought of jumping into the vacation rental business?  Here are some tips to help you with your research.Tip 1:  How will you be

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5 Tips For House Hunting This Weekend

In today’s hot San Antonio market, you want to make the most of your time when shopping for a home on the weekends.  You want to be prepared before you venture out to see a list of homes

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7 Tips To Buying A New Home During The Holidays

The countdown to Christmas is on! While looking for a new home might not be on your list, you may want to reconsider. There are plenty of positives to buying a new home during the holiday season:1.

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