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This page contains a list of frequently asked questions for buyers in the Hershey area. Click on the question to see the answer, click again to collapse the answer text.

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What are the advantages of using a real estate professional to help me buy a home?
Where do I begin the process of looking for a home?
How do I find the right sales professional to work with?
What do I need in a Realtor?
How do I know how much home I can afford?
How does buying compare to renting?
What should I think about when I'm deciding which community I want to live in?
Where can I get information about local schools?
How can I find out what homes are selling for in a given neighborhood?
When I've found the home I like, how do I make an offer?
How can I find out what my property tax bill will be?
If I'm moving a considerable distance, is there any way I can screen homes before I start traveling?
Real estate listings and ads seem to have a language all their own. What do all those abbreviations mean?
When I start visiting homes, what should I be looking for the first time through?
How many bedrooms should I be considering?
Is an older home as good a value as a new home?
What do I need to bring along when I'm looking at homes?
What should I ask about each home that I look at?
What should I tell the sales professional about the homes I look at?
How many homes should I look at before I buy?
How do I know I'm getting the best value for my money?
I'd like to have a professional look at the home before I buy it. What does a home inspector do?
Should I be present during the inspection?
Are there any other inspections I need to have done?
Do I need to talk to my insurance agent?
When I've found the home I like, how do I make an offer?
How do I determine the amount of my initial offer?
What is "earnest money" and how much do I need?
Is there any way I can protect myself against emergency repair bills in my new home?
There's so much to remember before I close. What do I have to do?
What should I look for on my final walk-through?
What will happen on closing day?
Is there anything I should do immediately after closing?

































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