Even if you won’t begin house hunting for a year or more, it’s never too early to start gathering the paperwork you’ll need to get a mortgage. Amy Fontinelle from Interest.com answers the question “What is on a Mortgage Application?”
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It’s a great thing when you learn from your own mistakes. The next best thing? Learning from another’s. Here, you’ll do just that. Trent Hamm from The Simple Dollar writes about the 12 things he and his wife should have considered before buying their first home. His “errors,” as he calls them, not conscious mistakes, […]
Here’s a great list of 10 questions to ask before buying a house; things like whether there are sex offenders in the neighborhood, what your commute will be, how do the schools rank in the area. Check them out.
Did you know you have control over your home buying closing costs? You do! Abby Hayes from Dough Roller shares 9 awesome ways to save on closing costs.
Taryne Leahey from Total Mortgage does a fantastic job detailing the pros and cons of building vs buying a home. Pros include customizing your dream house, no nasty surprises, and energy efficiency. Cons are resale value, building out of town, and time and effort. Read about each in detail.