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!
As I stated in an earlier post, getting pre-approved for a loan can go a long way in your negotiating power when buying a home. It puts you in a much stronger position than someone who hasn't yet talked to a lender, but thinks he can get the financing, no sweat. A seller will think … Continue reading Mortgage Application Checklist
If you're in the market to buy a house, you may think the first thing to do is to hop in the car with your agent and go look at houses. I'm sorry to have to tell you -- you'd be wrong. The first step in your home-buying journey is to secure your financing. Do … Continue reading The First Thing Every Buyer Should Do