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So Your Ready to Buy a House? Now What? You've made your decision and are ready to pursue homeownership. What's next? EDUCATE YOURSELF! Check your credit: Your credit history is going to determine what kind of loan you qualify for and what kind of interest rate you are going to pay. You can check your credit for free through each of the 3 bureaus every 12 months. Stagger your inquiries so you are checking your credit through one of the 3 bureaus every 3 or 4 months. You can look at your credit report by visiting annualcreditreport.com.If you don't (12 comments)
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As a buyer, should I consider the Rural Housing Loan Program? As a seller, can my buyer possibly qualify for the Rural Housing Loan Program? The USDA's Guaranteed Rural Housing Loan is one of the best loan programs out there today. It is a no down payment, 100% financing loan - the last one available. Below is a list of quick ways to see if you or your buyers have a chance to qualify for this program. These are the other factors that need to be considered as well. Don't worry if you can't qualify for this particular program. There are (5 comments)
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