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Wednesday Welcome: Homebuyer Homework

Today’s Wednesday Welcome goes out to Leonard Baron, a blogger for Zillow.com and author of Real Estate Ownership, Investment and Due Diligence 101. As the housing market — and the weather — continues to heat up, home buying is a timely topic. Our homes are the largest purchase most of us will ever make, so it’s important to be informed — Leonard’s checklist will arm you with what you need to know.

LB at SDSUIf you want to make a smart home purchase decision, there is a lot of “homework” you can do to increase the chances that things go well with your purchase. These days, it isn’t just checking the school district or having a home inspection done.

Below, a checklist of steps every buyer should go through when purchasing real estate (don’t let it intimidate you – your real estate agent, lender, and closing attorney will be there to lend a hand).

About Leonard: Leonard Baron is known as America’s Real Estate Professor®. You can find him on Twitter.

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