Does the Housing Market Impact Homeowners Insurance?

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When will Virginia's housing market cool down? Who knows. We're seeing and hearing all kinds of things buyers are doing to get the home they want! If you have FOMO and are still in the market for a new home in VA, there are a few things you should know that may impact your home insurance. The last thing you want to do is have major regrets with such a major life investment. 

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The Dangers of Waiving a Home Inspection in Virginia

in home inspection checklist, home inspection cost, does FHA require a home inspection, home inspection tips, what home inspections look for, waiving home inspection, should I waive home inspection Jun 25, 2021

The Virginia post-pandemic real estate market has many buyers but few houses, thanks to historically low-interest rates. It's not only driving home prices up, but it's also creating a frenzied market of quick sales and crazy deals. Sellers are getting multiple offers above the asking price. Should you consider buying a house as is? There's now a new trend of foregoing a home inspection process to compete with other buyers. What better time to...

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Should You Buy a Home As Is in Virginia?

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Virginia's housing market has been heating up along with summer temperatures.  With lots of buyers and too few homes, demand is high, and prices are higher. If you're house hunting right now, navigating this hot market is not for the faint of heart or the uninformed. If you've come across an "as-is" house for sale and think you've found your own sweet fixer-upper, read this first, and then go find a seasoned Virginia realtor with good...

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