Real Estate Tips

May 28, 2020

First Time Home Buyer Down Payment Secret!

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about First-Time Home Buyer IRA Withdrawals. He explains what it is and how it can help you pay for your down payment. Click the links below to listen to Podcast audio, watch the YouTube video, access ...

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May 22, 2020

The Power of the Personal Letter

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about how to win a house without being the highest offer via a personal letter. It can often be the difference between winning and losing. Click the links below to watch the YouTube video, read the ...

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May 13, 2020

6 Things To Know When House Hunting

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about the 6 things to know when house hunting.  He explains what you should expect and what you should look out when searching for homes. Click the links below to listen to the Podcast audio ...

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May 6, 2020

The 7 Things You Should Know About Getting Pre-Approved

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster gives this great real estate tip on the pre-approval process. Learn about the key components of the process and why it should be the first thing you do when starting your search! Click the links below to ...

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April 15, 2020

The 5 Most Common Mistakes That First Time Home Buyers Make

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about the five most common mistakes that first time home buyers make when buying a home. Learn about what you should and should not do to get the best deal! Click the links below to listen ...

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April 8, 2020

The Difference Between Interest Rates and APR

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about the difference between interest rates and APR. Learn about the difference and what you need to know when getting a mortgage! Use the links below to listen to the podcast, watch the video, access our ...

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March 25, 2020

Everything You Should Know about Home Appraisals

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about home appraisal process. Since the market is becoming so competitive, the appraisal contingency is now often being waived so it is important to understand it.  Learn about what they are, why they are typically ...

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March 18, 2020

Follow This Proven Strategy To Save A Lot of Time and Money When Buying A Home

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about how to save a lot of time and money when buying a home. Learn about the strategy we use to look at less houses and get more properties off market!  Use the links below ...

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March 12, 2020

How to Structure A Rent Back To Win In A Multiple Offer Situation

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about post settlement occupancy agreements or "rent backs" as they are often called. Learn about what they are and how you can structure them to win in a multiple offer situation when buying a home! Use ...

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Feb. 26, 2020

Why HOA/Condo Documents Are A Home Buyer's Best Friend

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about HOA/Condo Documents!  Learn about what they are and how they protect you as a buyer when buying a home! Use the links below to listen to the podcast, watch the video, access more ...

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