There are many tips and tricks for clients who are first-time home buyers. Individuals who have not owned a property within the past three years are one of many that qualify as a first-time home buyer. Read the articles below to learn about our top tips that will set you up for home buying success!
Michigan First Time Home Buyer Tips
Have you been thinking about becoming a first-time home buyer in the state of Michigan? It’s no surprise, given Michigan’s beautiful lakes and landscapes.
Tennessee First Time Home Buyer Tips
Thinking about purchasing a home for the first time can be scary, but if you have all the facts, you can be more prepared for one of the biggest investments in your life.
Florida First Time Home Buyer Tips
Once the decision is made to become a first-time home buyer in Florida, the next step is finding out how much of a mortgage you can afford and what is required, besides a down payment.
A pre-approval letter estimates the loan amount, term, and type of loan a borrower may be eligible for to buy a house.
Pre-Approval vs Pre-Qualification
Pre-approvals and pre-qualifications both provide buyers with an estimate on how much money they can borrow to buy a house.
Top 12 First-Time Home Buyer To-Do’s
There are many tips for clients who are first-time home buyers. Read to learn about our top tips that will set you up for home buying success!
In addition to owning your own space and gaining the freedom of homeownership, purchasing a home is a major investment towards financial success.
In addition to owning your own space and gaining the freedom of homeownership, purchasing a home is a major investment toward financial success.
As industry experts, we have listed nine simple home buying tips to help buyers when purchasing a home.
Underwriting Process when Buying a Home?
This is article will prepare you to what and expect when purchasing a home and starting the mortgage process and the underwriting of your loan.
What is Down Payment Assistance?
Down payment assistance (DPA) programs offer loans, grants or monies to cover part or all of a home buyer’s down payment and closing costs.
How Long Does a Pre-Approval Last?
In this article we will be detailing out the beginning stages of the home purchase process and the first step in working with a mortgage company.
A Buyer’s Home Inspection Checklist
One of the most important steps after you found a home and have an accepted offer is to have a home inspection of the property to ensure you are buying a sound property.
What are Mortgage Discount Points?
Discount points are an additional fee you pay at time of closing. Typically, paying 1 point which equates to 1% of the mortgage amount you can reduce the interest rate by .25% to .50%.
Does Getting Preapproved Hurt Your Credit?
When you speak with a lender about a preapproval, they will ask you questions about your credit, employment, income, etc. They will also need to pull a credit report and review your credit score.