Are you considering the purchase of a new construction home? There are quite a view nuances to buying a just-built or soon-to-be-built home vs a resale home. Here is one of the most comprehensive resources we’ve seen packed with buying a new construction home tips – 20 Tips to Buying a New Construction Home by […]
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As you do your final walkthrough on your home before the closing, bring along a new home walkthrough checklist like the one outlined in this article: 10 Things to Check Before You Buy a Home. You may not have thought of some of the items on this list – one is “taste the water.” Genius. […]
So, you’ve decided to buy your first home. Will you buy a condo or house? In this concise, yet helpful overview, The Condo Question: Is a House or a Condo Right for You? Jason Bonarrigo helps you make this sometimes tough decision. There are many factors that come into play when making the decision about what […]
As you begin the loan process for your new home, you’re sure to hear mortgage terms that are new to you. For that reason, we’ve included this mortgage glossary which defines all the words you need to know – easily browsable by letter.
What a fun resource this is! A lively infographic surrounded by a ton of useful information on how to buy your first house. The author and creator, Andrew Fortune details how to find money, find a home and get the keys. There are few things in life as intimidating as buying your first house. The […]
When we find posts like this, we jump for joy. Here is fun, friendly list of tips for first-time home buyers. Kelly, from the View Along the Way shares with you what she and her husband learned when they bought their first home. And as a bonus, catch a glimpse inside their beautiful home. Six […]
Before jumping into the home search, you’ll need an idea of how much home you can afford. For an accurate picture, take into consideration your income, debts, future housing costs and your available downpayment. Here’s how.
If you can’t qualify to buy a home, consider a rent-to-own contract. You’ll rent the property from the owner for a set period of time, after which you agree to purchase the property. It’s pretty straightforward, but there are some complications.
One of the most comprehensive looks at the renting vs buy question we’ve seen. An exhaustive list in a easy-to-digest format that will give you plenty of food for thought.
Before your closing, you’ll take a final walk through your home to ensure the seller fixed all of the things he agreed to. Here’s a helpful final walk through checklist to bring with you to be sure nothing was left undone. The final walk through is an important step in the overall transaction of buying […]