Richard T. Dingfelder
Richard T. Dingfelder, Coldwell Banker Residential RePhone: (239) 961-9896
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Tag: Buying A Home

A Guide to Researching a House Before Attending a Showing
Posted on 01/19/2020
A Guide to Researching a House Before Attending a Showing
House hunting can be time-consuming. With so many houses currently on the market and so little time to spend visiting homes, it’s important to narrow down your search as much as possible before attending a showing. Fortunately, in today’s digital world, it’s possible to learn a great deal of important information right from your phone or computer. In today’s...
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Three Tips for Winning a Bidding War On Your Dream Home
Posted on 01/05/2020
Three Tips for Winning a Bidding War On Your Dream Home
In a competitive housing market--like the one we have today--sellers are fielding numerous offers, especially in desirable urban and suburban hubs. If you’re hoping to buy your first or second home, it can be tough to make offer after offer with no success. However, there are some things you can do to help ensure your time house hunting is...
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How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a Home?
Posted on 12/01/2019
How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a Home?
Generally, the length of the homebuying journey depends on the individual. In some instances, a buyer will purchase the first house that he or she views in-person. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer several weeks or months to find a house that matches his or her expectations. There is no need to rush the homebuying journey....
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What Home Buyers Should Know About Appraisals
Posted on 11/24/2019
What Home Buyers Should Know About Appraisals
Home appraisals are an important part of the buying and selling process. Lenders use appraisals to make sure that the home is worth what the borrower is paying. A home’s appraisal value is based on a number of factors, all of which we’ll discuss in this post. Whether you’re a buyer, seller, or are just learning about the process...
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Signs That Now Is a Good Time to Apply for a Mortgage
Posted on 10/27/2019
Signs That Now Is a Good Time to Apply for a Mortgage
For many individuals, the homebuying journey often begins with getting pre-approved for a mortgage. Because if a buyer has a mortgage, he or she can enter the real estate market with a budget in hand. Ultimately, there are many signs that now may be the perfect time to apply for a mortgage, and these include: 1. You're ready to...
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Where Should You Buy a Second Residence?
Posted on 07/14/2019
Where Should You Buy a Second Residence?
Purchasing a second home should be a fun, exciting experience. Yet homebuyers who fail to consider where they want to pursue a second residence may struggle to achieve their desired results. If you know you want to buy a second home, it often helps to narrow your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns....
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What You Need To Know About Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple
Posted on 03/31/2019
What You Need To Know About Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple
Unmarried couples often find themselves surprised at the additional steps it takes to buy a home compared to their wedded friends. This guide will help you prepare for buying a home together as an unmarried couple: Banks will assess you differently than they would a married couple. Whereas they look at a married couple as a single financial unit,...
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How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a Home?
Posted on 02/11/2019
How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a Home?
The amount of money you will need to ensure you can purchase a house varies based on a number of factors. For example, if you want to purchase a house in a big city, you may need to save more money than you likely would require to buy a residence in a small town. Meanwhile, your decision to choose...
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