Tag Archive: buying a home

Why You Shouldn’t Spend Your Maximum Budget on a House

May 11, 2015 by Leave a comment

You’ve improved your credit and you have tax returns proving you can afford a house — you’re finally ready to meet with a mortgage lender and get the ball rolling. Buying a home is an exciting time, but don’t let your excitement cloud your judgment and cause you to make unwise choices with your money.... View Article

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How to Get a Mortgage With Little Savings

April 16, 2015 by Leave a comment

If you don’t have a lot of cash in your savings account, you might think you can’t qualify for a mortgage. Between closing costs and down payments, getting a mortgage is expensive. And some first-time homebuyers think every mortgage lender requires a 20 percent down payment. However, many lenders require much less from buyers, which... View Article

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5 Reasons NOT to Buy That House

April 10, 2015 by Leave a comment

You’ve probably heard all about how buying is cheaper than renting. Combine that with low interest rates and a recovering housing market, and now might seem like the perfect time to take the plunge. But there are plenty of other factors to consider—buying isn’t for everyone, nor is it right for every stage of your... View Article

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