Buying a home for the first time can be confusing. Author, Jacqui Boyle offers five tips for getting through the home buying process. Start by enlisting the help of a real estate professional – ask questions and always keep the line of communication open. Be active in the process and never settle – you want […]
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You’re sure to have heard that you need a 20% down payment before you can consider buying a house. However, Shashank Shekhar from The Mortgage Reports, explains that this is not necessarily true.
The home negotiation process begins with the first offer. These home negotiation tips will help you craft your offer so that you’re not going back and forth with the seller forever.
If you will take on a mortgage to pay for your new home, check your credit score immediately. This number determines how much money you can borrow and the interest rate you will pay for it.
To refinance your mortgage means to replace your current loan with a mortgage that offers better terms. In addition to saving money, you will benefit from a refinance in these ways.
When buying a new house, one of the most important factors is the interest rate. This number could save or cost you thousands of dollars over the course of a mortgage.