Mortgage Pre-Qualification vs Pre-Approval: A Comprehensive Guide for Home Buyers
Understanding the Difference Between Mortgage Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval Get ready to break through the approval finish line and celebrate like a champion. Introduction: When you're in the market to buy a home, it's important to understand the key steps in the mortgage process. Two terms...
Essential Guide: Avoid These Common Mistakes When Buying Your First Home
Avoid These Common Mistakes When Buying Your First Home Introduction The excitement and challenges of buying your first home Buying your first home is a thrilling milestone. It's a sign of independence, maturity, and financial stability. However, the process can also be a financial minefield...
How To Choose The Right Home When House Hunting
. Perhaps this is your first home, maybe it’s an upgrade, or it's possible you are just sick and tired of renting. No matter what your reason is, choosing the perfect home is a tall task. But house hunting can be a tedious task. It’s...
First Time Home Buyer Programs: Your Guide to Accessibility – Co/LAB Lending
Exploring First Time Home Buyer Programs In an industry where the first-time homebuyer makes up anywhere from 35-50%* of the purchases made nationally, a question we see quite frequently is… “Do you offer any First Time Home Buyer Programs”? First-time homebuyer programs benefit new home...
Is It A Good Time To Buy A House?
. The decision to buy a house, especially a first home, is major. Life changing in fact. Almost every day my team and I speak to individuals or families who dream of buying their very own home. We answer a lot of questions they have...
For Sale by Owner (FSBO) Versus For Sale by Real Estate Agent
. While it’s commendable to consider taking on the arduous process of selling your home by yourself, it’s best that you do some research before deciding to try FSBO. Sure, you may save on the commission fee, but the adage “a penny saved is a...
5 Tips for Preparing Your House For Listing
The Last One Might Surprise You! When it comes to preparing your house for listing you don’t have to remodel your home to increase the likelihood of it selling. Often, a little elbow grease, yard work, and some TLC (in this case treated lawn care)...
Is It Better To Buy a House in The Winter or Summer?
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard the rumors about how much cheaper it is to buy a house in the winter as opposed to in the summer. Of course, this begs the question: is there truth to these rumors? Before we dig too deep,...
7 Tips for Negotiating Your New Home Construction Price
Buying a new home—especially for a new homebuyer—can be an arduous process. Thankfully, with a few solid tips on hard negotiating, you can turn a grueling search into an exciting adventure. Ultimately, if you’re prepared when it comes time to talk numbers, you’ll have the...
Avoid These Common Mistakes Home Buyers Make
So you finally have the home of your dreams and now you’re strapped for cash. In order to save some money, you may head to the clearance section for home décor, building materials, and lawn care equipment. However, when it comes to homeowners insurance, you...
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