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Diana Walton

Champions Real Estate Group

Diana Walton Home Buyer's Blog

Diana Walton Home Buyer's Blog is a comprehensive dialogue designed to keep you informed with up to the minute information to help you make informed decision regarding your real estate goals.

Flood Insurance Rate Increase


April 13th, 2016

Property owners who have flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program will see their insurance premium rates increase due to changes that took effect April 1, 2016. The NFIP, which is administered by the Federal ...
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ALL MIXED UP


March 28th, 2016

Basic economics didn’t hold in February. Sales of existing homes were down a surprising 7.1% to 5.08 million units on an annualized basis. At the sam ...
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Will You Become a Homeowner This Year?


March 26th, 2016

If you are thinking of becomeing a homeowner this year, here are a few tasks you can work on now to help make the process a lot smoother for you: Get your finances in order. Talk with a mortgage broker or banke ...
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Scammers Stealing Closing Funds


March 24th, 2016

Buying a home is exciting. You saved for the down payment, scheduled the move, and are dreaming of planting new roots. Closing is right around the corner… unless a scammer gets your settlement fees first. The Federal Tra ...
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IINTEREST RATES MAY BE HEADING HIGHER


March 22nd, 2016

Housing starts came in strong for February, rising 5.2% month over month to 1.178 million units when annualized. Single-family starts were especially robust, rising 7.2%. That said, at least a few commentators were down on perm ...
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How to Investigate Potential Neighborhoods Before You Buy or Rent a Home


March 21st, 2016

Crime rates Visit crimereports.com, a website that provides visitors with free up-to-the-minute crime maps and crime reports for specific areas. This site also offers a free mobile download and, if you choose, ...
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The 4 Big Trends That Could Impact Your 2016 Home Buying Decision.


January 5th, 2016

Expectations are mixed for the housing market in 2016. More Americans are viewing home ownership as part of their personal American Dream than in recent years, and some industry observers believe those elusive millennials will finally st ...
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5 Ways To Investigate The Neighborhood You Want To Live In


September 22nd, 2015

You’ve gone to the open house. You’ve had a private showing. You’ve read the disclosures. You’ve decided this is the house for you, and you’re ready to make an offer. Before you take that step, though, ...
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How To Lease A Brand New, Never Lived in Home


September 14th, 2015

 Most of the homes I lease are new home so I do hope you will find this helpful. The process is not different from leasing an existing home.

  1. First you will need to choose the area y
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13 Rules for Millennials Home Buyers


September 8th, 2015

  1. Find a good realtor to work with. One that will look out for you best interest, not his or hers.
  2. Don’t jump into a home purchase blindly. Get your Realtor to explain the step by step process. Do your own research
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