Posts tagged Buying a Home
What Are the Least Expensive States to Get a Home Loan?

When it comes to getting a mortgage, some states are simply more expensive than others. And, while you might not want to move to a completely different state simply to get a better interest rate, if you’re considering making a big move (and buying a home in your new home state), it doesn’t hurt to know which states are more affordable than others.

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Will Buying a Home in Foreclosure Reduce Neighborhood Home Values?

One of the best ways to find a home selling for well under its market price is to try to buy a home that’s in foreclosure. While buying a home in foreclosure may be able to get you a fantastic deal, it can also come with some serious risks and considerations. One of the most important things to consider is how homes in foreclosure may reduce neighborhood home values.

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What is a HUD home?

HUD Homes are one- to four-unit residential properties acquired by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development through foreclosures on FHA insured mortgages. Once HUD is in full ownership of the home, they put it up for sale in order to cover the loss on the foreclosure. HUD homes are available for purchase to anyone with the required cash or who qualifies for a home loan, including investors. Eligible one- to four-unit properties, as defined by HUD, are either a single-family, duplex, triplex, or fourplex.

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How Do You Prepare to Buy A Home?

Buying a home can be one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make-- so how do you make sure you’re ready to make the leap? First, you need to make a plan: that means figuring out how to get your finances in order, examining your potential budget, and setting a timetable for home ownership. Keep in mind that home buying process can be a rough ride-- or easy sailing, and a lot of that depends on how much preparation you do.

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