Closing costs make up anywhere from 2-5% of the home’s purchase price. It’s critical that buyers budget for closing costs to avoid sticker shock days before closing.
After hitting a 10-year low in Q3 2017, slightly lower home prices and steady mortgage rates allowed more Californians to realize the dream of homeownership and purchase a home in the fourth quarter of 2017. 29% of California households could
7 Steps to a Stress-Free Home Closing
This cheat sheet helps you do your homework, so you know what you’re signing when you close the sale of your home. You’ve already cleared several hurdles by finding the right home, negotiating the best price, and getting approved for
Who’s Buying Homes?
Buying a primary residence is a financial decision, but also an emotional one that involves many lifestyle factors.
Do I Qualify For A Mortgage Loan
Answer these questions to determine if a bank will give you a mortgage loan.
The Student Loan Debt Dilemma
Aspirations of homeownership remain strong, but an increasing percentage of consumers with student loan debt worry about their homeownership future.
How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House
When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. Trying to decide whether to buy a fixer-upper house? Follow these seven steps, and you’ll know how much you can
Access to public transit is important, and Americans of all ages are willing to pay more to live where cars are not necessary. Here’s who’s willing to pay more for better transit options:
When it comes to purchasing a home, school districts and proximity of house to school are ruling the home search for parents.
4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford
By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Homeownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you can afford your home by calculating how