Improving Your Credit Score to Buy Your Dream Home



For many people, paying down debt and improving your credit score comes even before trying to save for a down payment. There is not one minimum credit score needed to qualify for a mortgage.

Now is the most profitable time to sell in 10 years, experts say



Now is the most profitable time to sell, with rising home prices and most homeowners choosing to stay put for longer, those who do sell can generate much more

How to Improve Your Chances as a Buyer When Multiple Offers Are On The Table



The reality of today’s market is that in many cities and at certain price points it is a full-on sellers’ market. When a house is properly priced, you should expect multiple offers to be sent to the seller in a matter of a couple of days.

The 6 Steps for getting A Home Loan



Having a home to your name is the best thing you can have but getting from the homeownership dream to actually owning a home is a tough journey. With financial trouble right in the middle of home ownership and the fact that home ownership isn’t cheap or getting cheaper,

First-Time Homebuyers: How to Find a Great Realtor



Buying your first home creates a mix of emotions. You might feel excited when you begin, but that might morph into complete relief the day you move in and the process is finally over. Home buying is filled with twists, turns, unknowns,

The Condo Life: A Guide for New Owners



You probably have a general idea of what a condo is. The Condominium, also known as a condo are simply real estate properties which are divided into units amongst various owners. Along with that, the condo

Easier Mortgages a Bright Spot for Future HomeBuyers



After a long period of not enough houses for sale and tough mortgage qualification standards, buyers could use some good news. That good news is the approval bar to qualify for a mortgage is expected to be lowered going forward

Buyers drop bigger down payments to gain a competitive edge



As buyers face increased competition in U.S. housing markets, some are attempting to gain a competitive edge by offering a larger down payment. “In many purchase situations, there are multiple offers, and the buyers who have the bigger down payment are more likely to win out,” Daren Blomquist, ATTOM Data Solutions’ senior vice president, told […]

Almost a quarter of U.S. home sales in 2017 were above asking price



Almost one quarter of U.S. home sales in 2017 went for above the asking price, netting sellers an average of $7,000 more than anticipated. Five years ago, just 17.8 percent of final sale prices were higher than the asking price, according to a new report from Zillow.

How Your Credit Score Plays a Role When Buying a Home



There are several factors that go into the decision to approve or deny your mortgage request when you buy a home: your income, your debts, the appraisal on your chosen home, and your credit score are just some of the factor

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