Tag: Homebuyers

What Mortgage Lenders Will Ask About Your Income
Posted on 10/20/2019
What Mortgage Lenders Will Ask About Your Income
The process of applying for a mortgage is tedious and time-consuming; it requires you to answer personal questions about your finances. To ascertain your credibility for a mortgage, lenders structured the application process in such a way that allows them to get as much information about borrowers either directly or indirectly. Before you decide to apply for a...
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To Buy a Home or to Build a Home? That is the Question
Posted on 09/22/2019
To Buy a Home or to Build a Home? That is the Question
Build or buy is the age-old question humanity has asked ourselves since the dawn of time, or since real estate became a thing. So which should you choose, and why? Ask yourself the following questions to help simplify the decision for you and your family. How long do you want to wait? Buying a finished house has the...
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Is a Home Really an Investment
Posted on 09/01/2019
Is a Home Really an Investment
For years, people have believed that their new home purchase is the same kind of investment as their 401k or stock and bonds. Even with the obvious drops in prices during and since the economic crash, many buyers continue letting their home be their only retirement asset. The main property you live in should be left out of...
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House Hunting 101: A Few Crucial Considerations
Posted on 08/18/2019
House Hunting 101: A Few Crucial Considerations
Once you’ve made up your mind that you want to buy a house, either to decrease your rent or increase your income, the next hurdle will be choosing the right property. You will find no shortage of glossy brochures or recommendations from all sides telling you why this flat or that house is best for you. So, which...
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Strategies to Lower Your Closing Costs
Posted on 08/04/2019
Strategies to Lower Your Closing Costs
The closing cost is the last sum of money home buyers to pay after which there will be no further payment. The closing price can be surprisingly huge. This bill ranges from 3% to 6% of the mortgage. Do the math, and this means that the closing cost on a $300,000 home is around $9,000 to $18,000. It...
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Want to Have a Successful Moving Sale?
Posted on 07/14/2019
Want to Have a Successful Moving Sale?
You’re moving into a new home and have all kinds of ideas about new furniture pieces, arrangements, art, and organization. Knowing this, you also know that you’ll need to pare down the items you’re bringing from your current home. Nowadays, there are myriad ways to sell your unwanted belongings. The classic garage sale, or estate sale, is still...
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