Tag Archives: mortgage

Hot Tips to Prep Yourself to Buy in a Hot Market

You’ve made the decision to buy a new home this spring, only to find that houses in the area/price you want are selling in hours. How do you prepare? Here are some tips to get you ready to act confidently and snag your dream home. Be pre-approved for the purchase price of your home, and have all financing figured out. Also, in situations where there are multiple offers, it’s important you are working with a very reputable lender. Buyers will look at this to make certain they are confident... view article »

What to Learn About Your Lender

So you’ve found your dream house and you’re ready to make an offer, but you still have a lot of questions—as you should. Your home will likely be your most valuable asset, so before you sign a mortgage you want to make sure you’re fully informed. Here are some questions to ask your lender so that you can feel confident as you complete your mortgage application. Ask for an upfront estimate of all closing costs. In addition to your down payment and homeowner’s insurance, there... view article »

How to Know When You’re Ready to Buy a House

Maybe you’ve outgrown your current space or you want a fenced-in yard. Maybe you think it’s time to “settle down.” Maybe you just can’t walk by a display of paint samples without imagining how much better your morning coffee would be in a kitchen of your favorite shade of yellow. Whatever the reason, you’ve started thinking about buying a house and you’re wondering…am I ready? We can’t answer that for you, but we have put together a list of important questions to ask yourself before... view article »