5 Questions for the First Time Homebuyer Usually, a first time homebuyer picks out a house before lining up financing, but experts say it should be the opposite. Dan Huss, a mortgage consultant with BNC National Bank in Scottsdale, Ariz., says buyers often call a Realtor® first and then the Realtor® refers them to a
Don’t Suffer Homebuying Heartbreak This Valentine’s Day Just when you thought you’d gotten out of those awkward conversations with relatives over the holidays, Valentine’s Day rolls around. And like finding your perfect match, searching for the perfect home can stir up a mix of emotions. According to a recent survey, home buyers visit an average
2014 Housing Review: Market Gains Predicted for 2015 This year demonstrated a steady build-up of housing momentum that is expected to carry the market into 2015 gains, according to a realtor.com report released last week. The 2014 Housing Review includes the top 10 real estate trends in 2014, pointing to significant improvements in the U.S.
A few smart steps can help you save thousands of dollars. Here are 5 tips to save money for homebuyers: 1. Don’t buy if you don’t plan to stay. If you can’t commit to remaining in one place for at least a few years, then owning is probably not for you, at least not yet.
Looking for a new home can be a pretty exciting task. With that much money on the line, it’s worthwhile to read up on the process before you set out. Unnecessary mistakes can and should be avoided while trying to get the best deal for your money. As a first-time homebuyer, proper guidance from seasoned