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Deciding to Buy

Deciding to buy real estate in Northern VA is likely one of the biggest financial decision you will make in your lifetime, at least with your own money.  If you are a first time home buyer or experienced homeowner, this decision must be made carefully with your goals in mind.

Why Buy in Northern VA?

Are you tired of paying rent towards someone else’s mortgage?  Has your current home become too small or too large?  Are you looking for a rental property?  Would you like a larger yard?   Do you want to shorten that Northern VA commute?

Having a clear direction for your reasons for buying will help you choose the property that works best for you.

Has Your Income Increased?

Owning real estate in Northern VA is an excellent long term investment if you are looking for the perfect home, or a rental property.  Owning real estate is one of the least risky ways to build equity or to obtain a greater return on your initial investment.  Make sure you plan to keep the property for a minimum of 4 or 5 years, which is the average break even.

Deciding to Buy Articles:

Harvard: 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home

The Truth about RENTING vs. BUYING in Northern VA

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Should Northern VA Boomers Rent or Buy after Selling?

Big Wedding or Down Payment on a Home

Americans Rank Real Estate as Best Long Term Investment

Why Rent with a Roommate, Buy and Rent to a Roommate!

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