Quick Tips and In-Depth Guides to Help you Buy a Home
Owning your own home is the American Dream. It means trading worries over increasing rental payments or less than desirable living situations for a place to call your own and the chance to build long-term wealth. But is it the right time for you to buy?
Where To Start
From comparing the cost of renting versus buying to knowing what to expect when buying a home – the information below can help you answer that question. Or if you’ve already decided now is the time, help you be more informed about the process and what to expect.
Get quick tips and tricks from experts. Read about the small details that can affect one of
biggest decisions of your life in a huge way. Its not hard if you start off on the right
- Finding a Home
- Working With a Real Estate Agent
Read about the "gotchas" that can make or break you. Real-life scenarios based on things you may not have considered.
Decode the buzzwords and the babble. People selling you a home or a loan assume you know what LTV means. Don't leave it to someone else (ex. a banker) and hope they have your best interests in mind!
Be your own advocate - get empowered - learn the jargon so you can play on your own terms.
Organize your efforts. Save time and avoid problems especially when it comes to paperwork (everyone's favorite).
Closing on a home can be an exciting and stressful time. It is important to consider buying a policy that provides protection against future losses that might result from a variety of possible title defects or encumbrances that existed at the time of closing.
Homebuying Process Infographic
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