Articles - Homebuying

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How to Calculate Your Debt-to-Income Ratio

Oct 12, 2019

Here's the math behind one of the most important metrics for homebuyers to know.

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A Homebuyer’s Guide to VA Mortgage Loans

Oct 09, 2019

A VA mortgage can be the best way to finance a home -- if you qualify.

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Do These 5 Things to Increase Your Chances of Getting Approved for a Mortgage

Oct 09, 2019

These steps will help you get approved for a home loan.

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Is a Fireplace a Selling Feature?

Oct 09, 2019

Fireplaces are falling out of favor with both homebuyers and builders.

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5 Tips for Getting a Loan for Your Real Estate Investment

Oct 08, 2019

These tips will help you get the best possible terms when financing an investment property.

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Owning a Home Can Make You Happier

Oct 08, 2019

A new report shows that most homeowners would never go back to renting.

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5 Signs It's Time to Downsize Your Home

Oct 07, 2019

Retaining a larger property doesn’t always make sense. Here’s when to scale back.

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The Ins and Outs of USDA Home Loans

Oct 05, 2019

USDA home loans can be an option for low-income borrowers without a down payment

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The 3 Most Common Loan Options for First-Time Homebuyers

Oct 05, 2019

Homebuyers face some key decisions as they apply for a loan

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How to Use House Comps When Selling or Shopping For a Home

Oct 04, 2019

House comps can be a tremendous asset when you're in the market to buy or sell a home.

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Want to Buy a New Construction Home? Here are 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Oct 03, 2019

If you’re going to buy a brand new home, make sure you’re not glossing over key details that could cost you money.