If you’re currently house hunting, researching different markets, or are just interested in keeping up with real estate market trends, understanding how external factors affect the market is important. While the obvious mantra of location, location, location may be the first factor that comes to mind, other factors such as religion and the local coffee … Continue reading 4 Interesting Factors Affecting Real Estate Today
First Time Home Buyers: How Much Can You Afford?
photo by: Tax Credits source: Flickr.com Out of all of the factors that go into purchasing your first home, being prepared for and fully understanding the costs of home ownership may be the most important. While setting a budget and saving for your down payment are important initial steps to take, learning the major factors … Continue reading First Time Home Buyers: How Much Can You Afford?
Tips for First Time Home Buyers
Tips for First Time Homebuyers 1. Save Money – If you are a first time home buyer, there are a number of reasons to stash some cash. While there are loan programs available that do not require a down payment (like USDA Rural Development and VA mortgage loans), most first time home buyers don’t consider … Continue reading Tips for First Time Home Buyers
Mortgage Loan Process – Start to Finish
How does the mortgage process work? From the minute I receive your application until your closing date (that’s when you get your keys!), I am here to help you. Here is a little more information on what to expect during your mortgage loan process. Beginning the Mortgage Process The first step in the mortgage process … Continue reading Mortgage Loan Process – Start to Finish