Purchasing a home is a significant financial undertaking for anyone. Before you even look at a single property, there are things every new homebuyer needs to know. Whether you are a first time buyer o
Why a starter home is one of the worst mistakes a new homebuyer can make
In February, I bought a starter home. So when I came across a blog post on A Wealth of Common Sense by Ben Carlson of Ritholtz Wealth Management calling buying a starter home
How New Homebuyers Finance Their Homes across the Nation
Non-conventional forms of financing new single-family home purchases remained elevated in 2014, but their use and mix varied widely across the country, according to NAHB analysis of a recent Census Bureau Survey of Construction (SOC) data. In the West North Central division, only 21 percent of new homes started in 2014 were purchased using non-conventional …
5 Tips To Sell Home Before Buying Another
When you find a buyer for your home, consider these things before buying your next one.
Important Things to Consider Before Buying a New Home
Buying a new home? You probably have some ideas in mind of what you’d like to see in your home. You probably know how many bedrooms and bathrooms you want. Whether you want a one- or two-story home. A two- or three-car garage. How much home you want in square footage. Those are the big …
The 10 Commandments of Home Buying
When it comes to home buying, there are certain things that you absolutely need to do in order to ensure that you get the home you want without delay. Continue reading →
New Mortgage Strategies for Homebuyers Without 20% Down
ShutterstockWhat should you do if you don't have 20 percent down to buy a home, and you want to avoid private mortgage insurance? You have some options. By Gerri Detweiler Buying a primary
How to Avoid 9 Common Buyer Traps BEFORE Buying a Home
Avoid Paying Too Much When Buying a Home Get FREE Instant Access by completing the form on this page Buying a home is a major investment no matter which way you look at it. But for many homebuyers, it's an even more expensive process than it needs to be because many fall prey to at least a few of many common and costly mistakes which trap them into paying too much for the home they want, losing their dream home to another buyer,…
How to get your finances in order before buying a home
Most potential homebuyers understand they will cough up more money as homeowners than they do as renters. That's not the whole picture, warns Holly Chase, a financial education officer for the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA).
5 Tips for Buying a Family Home
share...For many people, finding a new home is more than a matter of personal taste and financial considerations – it’s a family affair. Perhaps the your first house hunt was before kids, cats, hamsters and job changes happened. Here are some things to keep in mind when considering potential new homes for your family: Proximity to...
Tips for Buying a Vacation Home Abroad
Buying a vacation home outside the country is a lot different from buying one domestically. Here are a few things to remember.
Your Home and Generational Home Buying Trends
While your home is unique and a reflection of you and your lifestyle, when it comes to home buying, as with most things, societal trends are noted Warning
5 Things to Know Before Buying a Home
Thinking of becoming a new homeowner soon, or maybe just looking to relocate? While the home-buying process can seem overwhelming, it doesn't have to be! Don't miss these 5 things to know before buying a home!
Buying a New Home? 5 Things to Consider Before the Purchase
Buying a new home can be both intimidating and exciting, especially since it’s one of the biggest purchases you’ll make in your life. It p...
Tips for Home Buying and Selling in the Fall
The fall season is upon us. If you are trying to find a post-summer deal or looking to sell before the hectic holidays, there are plenty of things you can do to speed up your transaction and close …
10 Things To Consider Before Buying A Home:
Many buyers are not succeeding in this difficult “seller’s market” because of inadequate preparation and readiness. Others do not succeed due to “analysis-paralysis,” or trying to analyze and rationalize too much. The following are highlights of perhaps the most relevant factors a potential buyer will benefit from based on having successfully represented nearly 400 buyers …
What's Important When Buying a Home?
A demand for instant satisfaction and perfection means you may be missing out on a couple of important things in buying a home.
10 Things To Know Before Buying a Home
Buying a home can be complicated. Streamline the process with these tips.
10 Crucial Things to Do Before Buying a Home
There are 10 more important things to do before buying a home for the first time.
4 Reasons Why Buying New Can Cut Homebuyer Costs
Did you know that buying a new house instead of a resale could cut your homebuyer costs? From fewer repairs to energy savings, a new home can help you save.