first time homebuyers

Is It Better To Rent Or Buy A House

Are you facing the decision of whether or not to rent or buy a house this year? If so, check out this video that will help you decide if it's better to rent or buy a house:     If you rent, you probably have to make a big decision every year: do you keep the same lease, start a new one, or buy a home? This year is the same. But before you get too deep into your choices, it helps to know...

What You Can Do Now To Get Ready To Buy A House

Are you ready to buy a home this year? Then watch this video to see how you can make homeownership a reality in 2023:   As rent prices continue to rise, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. Recent information from ApartmentList.com shows that: The first half of 2021 has seen the fastest growth in rent prices since the start of our estimates in...

Why You Need To Be Pre-Approved When Shopping For A Home

Are you ready to buy a new home? Then be sure and watch this video to find out the difference between pre-qualified and pre-approved, as well as why you should get pre-approved first:   Being pre-approved is one of the initial steps in the home-buying process. To understand why pre-approval is such a vital step, you must first grasp what it is and what it accomplishes for you. According to...

Don’t Put Off Buying A Home Waiting On 3 Percent Rates

Are you thinking you should wait for rates to drop to 4% or maybe even 3%?  Then Watch this: The Federal Reserve took action to try and lower inflation last year. Mortgage rates quickly increased in response to such initiatives from the all-time lows we experienced in 2021, reaching a peak of just over 7% last October. As a result, prospective buyers' purchasing power was reduced, which led to some of...

Avoid Derailing Your Home Loan By Following These Tips

If you have just applied for a home loan, check out this video about what not to do so it doesn't get denied: Although it's terrific to begin planning your move and decorating once you've filed for a home loan, there are some important considerations to make before closing. Following your loan application, there are a few things you should avoid. Avoid Making Large Cash Deposits Cash is hard to track...

Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time

There are more homes for sale today than at any time last year. So, if you tried to buy a home last year and were outbid or out priced, now may be your opportunity. The number of homes for sale in the U.S. has been growing over the past four months as rising mortgage rates help slow the frenzy the housing market saw during the pandemic. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at the National Association of...

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