Buying a First Home
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Buying a First Home

After 10 years of marriage, I’m still enjoying living in the first home I moved into with my husband. Buying a first home can be one of the most exciting events in a person’s life. Before making this important expenditure, people need to first sit down and determine how they will successfully finance it. After all, a home will likely be the most expensive purchase you make in your life. Talk to a loan officer and determine how much money you can reasonably borrow. Then, decide how much money you want to use as a down payment. You also must decide how many years you will finance your home for. On this blog, you will learn about the process of buying a first home with a loan.


Buying a First Home

  • Factors That Can Boost Your Ability To Get A Car Loan If You Have Bad Credit

    30 May 2018

    Your credit score is a vital number when the time comes for you to get a loan to buy something, such as a car. If your credit is not the greatest, you may wonder if you can even get a loan. After all, lenders base decisions largely on credit scores. If you need a car and have bad credit, here are some factors you could use to improve your chances of getting approved for a loan.

  • To Use A Mortgage Broker Or Go It Alone, That Is The Question

    9 April 2018

    Buying a new home is stressful. You want to find the home of your dreams at a price you can afford. Even if you are being very reasonable about your expectations, you may have trouble finding something that is available. You cannot just walk up to someone's door and ask them to sell you their house because it is exactly what you want. Of course, you will have help searching from a real estate agent.

  • Important Attributes To Possess As A Fugitive Recovery Agent

    15 February 2018

    If you're interested in joining the bail bonds industry, there are several jobs that you might wish to consider. One position is to work as a fugitive recovery agent, in which you can work for a bail bonds agency or perhaps for a separate company that frequently partners with specific bail bonds agencies. Beyond being licensed to work as a fugitive recovery agent — colloquially known as a "bounty hunter," — there are a number of attributes that you must possess and being able to identify on your resume and during your job interview.

  • 4 Advantages of Hard Money Loans Over Conventional Loans

    28 June 2017

    If you're trying to buy a home, you have multiple options. You don't just have to go with a conventional loan: you can also go through a hard money lender. Hard money lenders loan their money based on factors other than finances and credit scores, so they can be an excellent alternative. Read on to learn more about hard money loans.  1. You usually don't have any credit requirements to meet.

  • When The Checking Account Is Low, Mobile Banking Is Key

    30 November 2016

    Many banks have expanded their free mobile banking programs. This feature is key when the checking account is low; it allows you to keep a closer eye on your accounts. Here are some of the most important ways that mobile banking can improve your banking experience. Keep Closer Track of Finances First of all, mobile banking gives you a way to keep track of your finances any time you have your smart phone with you.