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9 Steps That Help You To Buy A Right Home

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Buying a house requires a lot of money and time. Finding a property is very easy today but finding the right property at the right place and price is difficult these days. People need to be very careful from the fraud that takes place in buying or renting house. Given below are the steps that help you to find and finance the perfect house for you.

How to prep your home for the winter
  1. Start your research– Start reading newspaper, magazines and real estate books to find listing of property. There is a section every newspaper that provides you the information about different properties at several places. Go through the advertisement and explore the properties. You can also search the web to find properties from online real estate agents like 99Acres, Magic bricks, Property wala and many more. This will give you a knowledge and sense of housing areas.
  2. Decide the budget– This is one of the most important step that one has to take after consulting with family members and friends. Decide budget according to your need and requirement. Decide it looking at your financial condition and discussing it with family members. How much you can afford is what you invest in the Real Estate. Use an affordability calculator to see how much you can invest in the property.
  3. Find the right banker– How much you can actually spend on home can only be known by providing the financial information to your banker. This financial information is your income, amount of savings and investments. The bank will review your information and then decide how much to lend. This will give you an idea of the price range of the homes to look for. So verify your financial status and credit.
  4. Find the right Real Estate agent- There are many property dealers that helps in buying the house of your dream. But beware of the fraudulent that take place in searching right Real Estate agent. You can also go for online Real Estate agents that provide you a wide listing of houses at several places. There are few Real Estate agents that do not charge brokerage amount. They will tell you the right price range of the property that you look for. Their knowledge of the home buying process, familiarity of the areas and negotiation skills can be valuable for you.
  5. Try to explore different houses- If you want to buy your dream house you have to explore different houses to get ideas and current trends. Look for developed areas; they have model homes that will give you an idea of what you want to have. If you have explored 10 to 15 model houses you will now have a different perspective to start with.
  6. Home inspection- Before the purchase you need to inspect the house in order to find that no damage is done to the property and it is in the right condition. Your real estate agent will help you to fix an appointment with the seller so that you can visit the site and inspect the house according to your need and demand. This gives you a chance to confirm agree on repairs which has to be made.
  7. Get home appraised- Home loans can be arranged with the help of an appraiser, which will estimate the value of the house you are going to buy. Appraiser is a third party which is not directly associated with the home loans rather it lets the other parties to get involved and know that you are paying a fair amount for the home.
  8. Paper work coordination- A lot of paperwork is required in the buying process of the house. Make sure that all the documents are in front to you while taking a decision to buy the house. The seller should be the rightful owner of the house.

Time to close sale- At last you have to sign all the related papers and documents with your loan documents. It will take time but all the need and requirements will be completed. Once the payment is made to seller you are ready to enjoy your life in the dream home.

Upgrade Your TV With OmniBox

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It is finally time for you to bring your TV into the 21st century with the OmniBox World Television. This little box, that can fit in the palm of your hand, has the ability to empower your television with endless entertainment possibilities. It allows you to watch what you want, whenever you want, as well as gives you access to the Internet and Live TV.

The OmniBox stands out from the crowd with its 1080p resolution and 11n wireless connectivity. The 1080p resolution allows you to view high quality content at the highest resolution available and the 11n wireless connectivity streams HD content at higher speeds than ever. The OmniBox is also HDMI and RCA compatible. It also comes with the option to use wired network or USB Flash/HDD.

The OmniBox is now built with over 800 channels making it the largest streaming media player in the world! An OmniBox subscription includes over 200 live Domestic TV channels, over 250 live International TV channels, 383 video on demand and podcast channels with over 25,000 pieces of content updated daily, access to web browsing and social media apps including Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, all of this from the comfort of your couch.    If you are a big YouTube  fan, experience YouTube like never before. Watch your favorite cat videos, music videos and full-length movies.

All of this is available for only $24.95/month and with NO contract and NO credit checks AND get for first 90-days free. Available in store or online right now at RadioShack. This little black box will change the way you watch TV forever.

Tell us below what you would watch on the OmniBox and you might win one of your very own!

One comment/entry per person. To enter, leave a comment below, telling us what you would watch. Contest begins at 8:00 am CT on March 31th, 2013 and ends at 11:59 pm CT on April 12th, 2013. Winner will be chosen randomly by RadioShack and announced after 12:00 pm CT on April 15th, 2013. Winners will be contacted via email and will each receive 1 speaker of their choosing from the list above. No substitutions for prizes.

No payment or purchase necessary to win. Neither a purchase nor payment will improve your chances of winning. While you’re pretty cool in our book, you are not a winner of this contest yet. Void where prohibited. Must be a resident of the 50 United States to win. Employees of RadioShack and their families are ineligible.

RadioShack Learn to Solder Inspires

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“My brother is the one who likes to make stuff,” she said. She looked like she was about 12, and she’d just finished soldering for the first time. She’d put together a small DIY flashlight kit that we use for our “Learn to Solder with RadioShack” events.

“Well, it looks like youre pretty good at making stuff, too,” I answered. “Who knows what you can make some day.”

During the past few years, I’ve had the good fortune to participate in several RadioShack soldering events, including the most recent at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. At these events, we get to help many children learn how to solder. For many of them, the lesson is that they can use tools to make things for themselves.

Not just young kids; I’ve helped many people older than me solder for the first time.

For me, the best part of these events is the moment when someone who has never soldered before presses the button on their own working flashlight. It’s often coupled with a “Wow!” or “Awesome!”

Because the truth is that it is simple and awesome. As simple as attaching components to a board, but as awesome as realizing that we can do more. Thats the essence of the DIY experience.

We recently spent time at the Tarrant County Science and Engineering Fair, soldering with the teens who participated in the fair. The event was held at the University of Texas at Arlington, and while there, I had an opportunity to talk with several engineering students who attend college there. Two young men were impressed that we were teaching a valuable skill that many young people today don’t get to experience.

“We have lots of students who come here as freshman, and they’ve never soldered before,” one said.

“This will help,” the other agreed. “They have to be able to solder for some of these classes, and it’s hard for people who have never touched an iron before.”

We’ve traveled to Maker Faire New York twice, where we met many of our DIY customers, many of whom said they got started learning how to make things when their parents bought them kits and tools from RadioShack. My personal favorite was an electrical engineer who looked just like Santa Claus; he told me that he started soldering at age 8 with a RadioShack soldering iron. He loved seeing all the young people excited about making something for themselves. (I was excited because it made me feel like one of Santa’s Helpers).

When we go to these events, it’s exciting to think that we may be planting a seed that will open doors for creative minds. It’s easy to see some of these kids becoming those engineering students, and perhaps growing up to become engineers and inventors.

It’s especially easy when a little girl, who thought only her brother could make things, grins and shows off her DIY flashlight to her parents..

The Galaxy Victory 4G LTE Is Now Available

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We’re excited to tell you that the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is now available at RadioShack. From a 5 megapixel auto focus camera to its 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, this phone has a lot to offer. Ricky was able to take a close look at some of its unique features, so let’s dive into the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE:

As you can see from the video, the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE has some incredible features which include a  4-inch touch screen display with a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera. It is also uses Android 4.1 also called Jelly Bean.

Its available from Virgin Mobile with 4G LTE connectivity and is available at your local RadioShack store. You can use our Store Locator to find the closest RadioShack store easily.

We also recommend that you pick up the AUVIO Element Earbuds so you can enjoy your music while you are on the go, and while you at it the Enercell Portable Power bank makes sure you dont lose a minute of jamming time due to a dead phone battery.

Also, when you purchase your Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE  at RadioShack, you get FREE access to our exclusive Mobile Support team – theyre available via phone, email, chat, or online, and are ready to help you with anything you might need on your phone, whether its setting up your email account or transferring music from your computer.

The HTC One SV Is Now Available

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We’re thrilled to tell you that the HTC One SV from Boost Mobile is now available at your local RadioShack store. This 4G LTE device comes in an insane red color that really makes it stand out from the crowd. Along with the color it comes with some incredible features, let’s take a look at what the HTC One SV has to offer:

As you can see, the HTC One SV is an incredible smartphone with a  4.3 inch WVGA Super LCD2 display with a 1.6 megapixel front facing camera. It is also powered by a 1.2GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon S4 processor.

Its available from Boost Mobile as one of the first phones to offer 4G LTE connectivity and is available at your local RadioShack store. You can use our Store Locator to find the closest RadioShack store easily.

We also recommend that you pick up the AUVIO Element Earbuds so you can enjoy your music while you are on the go, and while you at it the Enercell Portable Power bank makes sure you dont lose a minute of jamming time due to a dead phone battery.

Also, when you purchase your HTC One SV  at RadioShack, you get FREE access to our exclusive Mobile Support team – theyre available via phone, email, chat, or online, and are ready to help you with anything you might need on your phone, whether its setting up your email account or transferring music from your computer.