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Sandra Rinomato’s Holiday Wish List 2012

Sandra Rinomato’s Holiday Wish List 2012

By Sandra Rinomato

Real estate expert and host of Buy Herself, Sandra Rinomato shares what's top of her wish list for the holidays this year: An outdoor cooking area, that has a gas grill, burners, wood oven, sink and storage. Overlooking an infinity pool and beach, of course. Infrared Sauna - Touted as being... Read More »

The Wish-List

The Wish-List

By Sandra Rinomato

There's a difference between what you need and what you want. We all need a place to eat, sleep and call home, but when the time comes to buy that place, there's a lot to consider. In a dream world we could envision our perfect home and magically make it happen. But this is reality, and in reality... Read More »

Buying Strategies for Today's Market

Buying Strategies for Today's Market

By Sandra Rinomato

Many clients often ask me if they should wait and save up a larger down payment before they get into the market. This can work, but it often doesn't work out, since you're also paying rent and just saving a small amount. In the meantime, house prices are still rising, and interest rates could go up... Read More »

Women Love to Shop — For Real Estate!

Women Love to Shop — For Real Estate!

By Sandra Rinomato

The demographics of the typical first-time homebuyer are changing these days. More and more women today can afford to purchase a property on their own to build up valuable equity and are no longer waiting to find a life partner before they pursue the financial and lifestyle benefits of home... Read More »

Do I Really Need a Home Inspection?

Do I Really Need a Home Inspection?

By Sandra Rinomato

As a homebuyer, you'll want to make sure that you make a wise investment choice, and that's why professional home inspections are becoming an essential part of the buying process. In fact, more and more buyers are using specialized inspections based on location or the property itself, in addition to... Read More »

What's a Property Survey?

What's a Property Survey?

By Sandra Rinomato

A property survey shows the boundaries of the property indicating the lot size, and includes a written description of the property. Property surveys, which resemble a map, are carried out during the original construction of a house and are provided to the buyer at that time. However, if the house... Read More »

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