Your home is one of the most important investments you will ever make. From the minute you purchase your home, you begin to build its value. In the beginning, most of the value is held by the lending institution but as time passes, your equity will begin to increase. It’s important to know what equity […]
Whether you're just starting your home buying journey or a current homeowner, explore current mortgage topics to help make wiser decisions.
If you’re not careful, an HOA (homeowners association) can feel more like a nightmare than a perk. As a homeowner, you’re already paying a mortgage and taxes. For some, an HOA fee might seem like an added stress or unnecessary expense. However, HOAs wouldn’t be so prevalent if they didn’t actually come with some cool […]
FHA loans are often popular with first time homebuyers. These government backed loans are insured by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA). Compared to a conventional loan, FHA loans require a lower credit score and down payment. This makes them more attainable for potential homebuyers. There are a few options with FHA loans when it comes […]
We highlighted a few special down payment programs available for teachers recently, but did you know that some teachers are buying their homes for up to 50% off? Before you call “BS”, understand that you’re not the only one who hasn’t heard about this yet. Most teachers aren’t aware of these discount home buying programs, […]
Jumping from a renter to a homeowner can have significant financial savings. Many financial experts believe that owning a home is a major asset, and that it’s essentially forced savings. Rather than putting your hard earned money into rent, you use it to build equity in a home you own. However, for many Americans, the […]
The first time home buying process can be fun, exciting, and super confusing. Beyond looking through Zillow listings, there are a few things that every first time homebuyer should know (and should do) before taking the plunge. Are you ready to go from renter to owner? 1. Know Your Credit Before Home Shopping It’s not […]
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