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Diana Walton

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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.

Housing News in A Minute


May 28th, 2016

New home sales surged to an 8-year high in April, jumping 16.6%. Prices for new homes also hit a record high, as tight inventory continues to drive up prices. Millennials aren't just buying homes; they're selling them t ...
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How To Calculate Your Debt-to-Income Ratio in 2 Steps


May 27th, 2016

What Is Your Debt-to Income Ratio  Your debt-to-income ratio is expressed as a percentage of all our monthly debt payments divided by your gross monthly income. Institutions such as banks and mortgage companies, use this n ...
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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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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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How to Prepare for a Home Inspection


July 27th, 2015

 There are a number of things that can be done to prepare for a home inspection.  The buyer or real estate agent should work with the seller to ensure that:   

  1. The utilities are tur
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