When it comes to buying a home, there are two very important people who can help guide you through the process. The first is your lender. Your loan officer can help you determine how much home you can afford and help you review your loan... (Read More)
Visiting open houses in your dream neighborhood is a fun way to spend your weekends, but it won’t get you closer to your goal of buying property. When you’re serious about purchasing your first home, you need to know how much money you’ll have... (Read More)
Thinking about buying a home? Mortgage rates have been bouncing around near all-time lows for quite a while now. Historically speaking, rates still remain incredibly low. Many home buyers today think that mortgage rates this low are the way it's... (Read More)
Moving into a new home is both an exciting and a nerve-wracking time. Not only will be you be leaving surroundings that are familiar to you, you'll be meeting new neighbors and starting a new journey in your life.
The good news is that with... (Read More)
Don't think you'll be able to afford to buy your first home anytime soon? The good news is that when it comes to finances, little efforts can lead to big results. These four strategies are designed to help you and your family spend less, save more... (Read More)
If you’re uncertain if you can meet the standards necessary to secure a conventional mortgage loan, a Federal Housing Administration loan might be the right choice for you. It’s a mortgage product backed by the government, which helps borrowers... (Read More)
Thinking of waiting another year or two to buy a home? It could cost you.
If home prices and/or mortgage rates increase in the next year or two, home buyers could end up with significantly less buying power than they have today.
What's one of... (Read More)
It won’t be long before we will feel the chill of winter approaching. Is your home ready? The good news is that winterizing your home doesn't have to be costly or time consuming. With a free afternoon (or two!) and a little elbow grease, here are... (Read More)
Do you think student-loan debt is preventing you from buying a house? A recent survey by the National Association of Realtors supports that opinion.
The survey found that 71 percent of non-homeowners who are current in their student loans believe... (Read More)
For most people, a home is the most expensive purchase of their lives. That’s why buyers often employ home inspectors and look for ways to make contracts contingent upon the property’s systems and structures being sound.
Even with all that... (Read More)