Buying a House Articles

Questions To Ask Your Mortgage Broker

The next time you shop for a mortgage, you should be prepared to ask a lot of questions of your mortgage broker. This will make it easier to get an affordable loan that will come with favorable terms. What are the questions that you need to ask the next time that you are shopping for [...]

Take the Plunge: Home Buying is Cheaper Than Renting

The real estate market and the financial sector have combined in recent years to produce a situation where it is now less expensive to buy a home than it is to rent an apartment. One reason for this is the large number of foreclosed homes that are currently being offered for rent in the major [...]

Top Things for First-Time Homebuyers to Remember

Buying a home for the very first time is not a decision that should be made lightly. Before even deciding to start looking for a home, be sure that financially this would be a good decision for you and your family. In addition to the obvious steps in buying a home such as finding a [...]

Are You a Renter or a Buyer?

Buying a home is a big decision for anybody to make. Because of the tremendous cost, buying a home requires a long-term commitment and monthly mortgage payments. While first time home buying can be exciting, many young couples make ill-advised financial decisions. For this reason, there are several things couples should keep in mind when [...]

Why, When, and How to Refinance Your Home

The terms “mortgage rates,” “refinancing,” and “interest rates” have been pretty prominent in the news lately, and that’s because something very interesting is happening in the housing market. We’re seeing mortgage rates fall to the lowest percentage that they’ve been in nearly 40 years. According to Freddie Mac’s Weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average [...]