7 Tips For Buying A Vacation Home

7 Tips For Buying A Vacation Home

You may be tempted to finally buy that vacation place now that the housing market has healed. Here’s what to consider before you start house hunting. Many Americans contemplating a vacation home abandoned that dream when the housing market collapsed. But now that home values have climbed month after month, with the median price up […]

Mortgage Qualifications for Buying A Home

Mortgage Qualifications for Buying A Home

Your History Your job history is important and it will be a major factor in whether you qualify for a loan. If you have been working continuously for two years or more, you are considered to have steady employment. However, you do not have to have held the same job for two years in order […]

6 Smart Moves for First-Time Home Buyers

6 Smart Moves for First-Time Home Buyers

You need the right loan, the right price, and the right advice. Ready to buy a home? Be prepared: With inventory tight and prices rising, this is a tricky time to be entering the market. Your biggest challenge is that you’re probably bringing less cash to the table, which makes it harder to compete with […]

Lessons In Buying A Home

Lessons In Buying A Home

As a first-time home buyer, I knew we needed to spend a considerable amount of time researching our purchase. So that’s exactly what we did–we read as much as we could, educated ourselves on the local real estate market, and explored every aspect of the home buying process. But even then, we still made a […]