Here's the scenario: You've found a great house, and you're excited about the prospect of moving in. You have an agent making sure all the I's are dotted and all the T's are crossed to get you to the closing table. It's just a matter of time. You drive by the house at least once … Continue reading Don’t Sabotage Your Home Loan!
Here, in a nutshell are the steps every home buyer should take before venturing out to look for a new home. Decide what you can afford Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross income. I advise to begin looking at homes in the lower end … Continue reading Do You Know How to Prepare for Home Ownership?
What do you do if you're ready to buy a home and the lender you've done business with in the past is no longer around? How do you know which lender to choose? Everyone would agree that it's important to pick a mortgage company that is reputable and will do a good job. After all, if … Continue reading Five Tips for Finding a Mortgage Lender
Here is a short little primer on where to begin once you have decided it's time to buy a home. Loan Pre-Approval Go through the steps to get pre-approved for a loan. Since the housing market melt down, it's not enough to say that you can qualify for a loan. Getting pre-qualified was enough in days gone by, … Continue reading Home Buying 101