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Harriet Vital

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Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan

Vital Real Estate

To inform ALL on real estate topics, concerns, and technology.

Make Sure that You Can Repay Your Mortgage


September 1st, 2015

Here are the steps you need to take to show the lender that you have the ability to repay the mortgage. Show proof of steady income, including your W2 (for employed) and tax returns, bank statements, and other documents regardi ...
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Earnest money shows you’re serious


August 14th, 2015

Typically when an offer to purchase a house is made, you, as the buyer, will also pay an “earnest money” deposit. This deposit shows the seller that you’re serious about the offer to purchase the property.  ...
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COSTS TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING A HOME:


July 21st, 2015

Earnest money (An initial deposit indicating your interest in buying a home), a down payment and closing costs that usually cover various fees the lender charges. Other costs to consider are your home inspection, insurance, homeo ...
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Why Use A Realtor®?


February 16th, 2014

Dear Neighbor, Don’t be fooled by websites that claim to offer a free estimate for the value of your home. Such sites often use incorrect or outdated data to calculate their estimates, and their results can range from marginally beli...
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Are You Automatically Approved For A Loan When You Get Pre-qualified?


January 2nd, 2014

Are You Automatically Approved For The Loan When You Get Pre-qualified? No. Pre-qualification simply means that a lender has reviewed the preliminary information you have provided, including your monthly or annual income. Based on this pre...
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What does "Sold As Is" means?


December 21st, 2013

Often when a property is sold for a highly discounted price or in case of foreclosure properties offered for sale by a banking institution, the term Sold-As-Is is used to indicate the seller shall have no obligation to make repairs to the...
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Understanding how appraisals work


October 12th, 2013

Understanding how appraisals work will help you achieve a quick and profitable refinance or sale.

1. An appraisal isn’t an exact science

When appraisers evaluate a home’s value, they’re giving their best opinion
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Take care of your home's foundation!


August 13th, 2013

The care of your home's foundation is critical...

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Budget For Closing Costs


August 4th, 2013

CLOSING COSTS

Don’t forget to budget in closing costs. ...
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What in the world is a MUD district?


February 15th, 2013

WHAT IS A MUD DISTRICT?...
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