preparing to buy a home: How Long Does It Take to Buy A House? - 09/13/18 08:37 PM
How Long Does it Take To Buy a House?
Many people embarking on their journey to buy a home have no idea how long the whole process takes from beginning to end.  This should be the first question asked.  The second, how much home can I afford.  
According to Zillow it takes about 4 1/2 months from the beginning of the search to the closing.  There are so many variables though.  
The first step for any home buyer should be to get pre approved for a mortgage.  You don't always need 20% down payment.  There are many loan products available, for those who have … (2 comments)

preparing to buy a home: So, You Are Buying A House - Common Expenses to Plan For - 07/21/18 10:44 AM
So, You Are Buying a House
Common Expenses to Plan For
In the excitement of buying a home many new home buyers do not anticipate many of the other expenses that are involved in buying a home and some Realtors forget or just flat out do not prepare their buyers for some of the other expenses involved in purchasing a new home and if it has been a while since you bought a home some things may have changed.  So, it's a good thing to always be prepared when the time comes and not be short.  
Closing Costs
This is a major expense in purchasing … (1 comments)

preparing to buy a home: Do you need to be pre-qualified for a loan? - 09/17/15 01:59 AM
Do you need to be pre-qualified for a loan before a realtor will show you a home that is listed?Not necessarily, however, a good Realtor is going to prequalify any buyer they show a home to.  I don't know if you know this or not, so at the risk of repeating what you might or might not know I'll be as brief as possible.  Realtor's are self employed, when I got my license my teacher made us all stand up and do the boy scout salute and swear "I am not a tour guide".  If a Realtor shows a house to … (2 comments)

preparing to buy a home: Cheap Stocking Stuffer Ideas - 12/05/12 07:54 PM
Cheap Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Christmas is fast approaching and if you are saving to buy a house, or even if you aren't here are some ideas for stocking stuffers that won't cause your budget to gasp for air at the expense and you'll be able to enjoy all the stockings hungs with care!!
- Candy- $5 gift card to favorite restaurant or store- Magazines- Flower or plant seed packets- Slipper socks- Puzzle books (Crossword, Sudoku, etc.)- Rubix cube- Scarf, mittens, hat, other winter accessories- Bookmarks- CD's- DVD's- Tickets to a concert, museum, or movie- Pajamas- Umbrella- Books you recommend- Piggybank with "starter" penny- Stickers- … (5 comments)

 
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