Don’t wait until you’ve found a home to get approved for a mortgage, investigate insurance, or consider a moving schedule. Being prepared will make your bid more attractive to sellers.
Loan terms, rates, and products can vary significantly from one company to the next. When shopping around, these are a few things you should ask about.
Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs or explore these other methods for creatively financing a house.
Ask inspectors how long they’ve been working in the field and how many inspections they’ve completed.
Every lender requires documents as part of the process of approving a mortgage loan. Here are documents you’re generally required to provide.
Once you are under contract, the buyer’s lender will send out an appraiser to make sure the purchase price is in line with the property’s value.
Learn more about these seven reasons to own a home.
REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics.
Ask detailed questions about their experience and skills to help you find the right agent for your home sale.
Knowing which type of relationship you have with your agent, and his broker, will help you negotiate the best possible deal, whether you’re a buyer or a seller.