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Essential Information for First Time Home Buyers

If you’re a first time home buyer, the process of purchasing a home may seem daunting. But with the right information under your belt, navigating this major investment becomes much easier. Here are four key considerations that can make the road to owning your first home less stressful and easier on your wallet.

First Time Home Buyer Mistakes to Avoid

Purchasing a home is among the most significant financial decisions that you will make in your life. Becoming a homeowner can be exhilarating and exciting; however, you want to make sure you’re educated and prepared for the process so that you can enjoy a smooth home buying journey.

Important Steps to Take Before Checking Out the Real Estate Market

Buying a home can be overwhelming, especially for first time buyers. However, there are several sources of education available to help guide on how to buy a house as a first time home buyer. This article provides a guide on the various steps to follow before jumping into the real estate market.

How to Get Started on Your Down Payment Savings

Down payments can sometimes be an obstacle that stand between a first time home buyer and their dream home; but they don’t have to be! Putting down an initial lump sum of cash is no small investment. Typically, the rule of thumb for mortgages is to put down is 20% of the homes initial price. However, many people end up putting down less than 20%...

First Time Buyer Mortgage Checklist

The first step for a homebuyer looking to enter the real estate market as a financed buyer is preparing for and gathering the information they need to apply for pre-approval. During the pre-approval process, the buyer is evaluated on whether they qualify for the loan and the amount of the mortgage they qualify for. This should not be confused with...

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