Buying a home | Homebuying 101
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How to prequalify for a mortgage
Prequalifying can save every homebuyer a lot of time and show a seller you're in a financial position to purchase a home.
Ways to get assistance with your down payment
If you dream of owning a house but can’t afford the down payment needed to get a home loan, you’ll be happy to know there are state and local assistance programs to help make homeownership a reality for you. A large number of grants and loans are available to help cover down payments and closing costs for first-time homebuyers across the country. Learn more about them as you take your first steps in the exciting journey to homeownership.
10 tips for first-time homebuyers
Buying a home for the first time is a new experiences. Read our top 10 first-time home-buyer tips to help guide you through the process.
From double-wide to double-take: take a look at the new prefab homes
Thinking of buying a new home? Look into prefab houses. Their new design combines sustainability and affordability. Learn more about prefab houses here.
A savvy guide to home value estimates
Homeowners often ask themselves, what is my home worth? Check out this guide to understand how to determine home value and what affects it.
Homes for all this fall: advantages to buying a home during the off season
Are you deciding on purchasing a home but not sure when is the right time? Learn more about the advantages of buying off-season in this article.
What to know about FHA loans
Are you purchasing a home and considering an FHA loan? Learn more about what an FHA loan is and the requirements for qualifying.
The best reasons to hire a real estate attorney
What does a real estate attorney do for home buyers and sellers? Understand the legal jargon around home buying with a real estate attorney.
Steps to buying a house as newlyweds
Buying a home as a couple can provide different options. Learn your options as a married couple buying a home together.