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Category: Experienced Homebuyer

January 16, 2024

Waiting for mortgage rates to come down before you buy?

We hear from many customers that they would love to buy or build a new home, but with mortgage rates at 20-year highs, it does not seem to make sense. And why should it? If you bought or refinanced your home back in 2020 and have a 30-year fixed rate locked at 3%, it will cost you a lot more money in the long run by buying a new home today. Well, that may not be the case.

November 09, 2023

Understanding Home Appraisals

Before your lender will let you buy a new home, you’ll need to have it appraised. This is an often overlooked but important step in your homebuying journey.

April 17, 2023

What Closing Costs to Expect

You’re ready to buy a new home. You’ve agreed on a price, have a mortgage ready, and booked the movers. However, there is one final expense you’ll need to deal with before you can sign your paperwork, collect your keys, and move in. It’s called closing costs. Understanding what closing costs are and how much you’ll need to pay for them will help you budget for your new home.

March 23, 2023

How Much of Your Income Should Go Toward Housing

How Much of Your Income Should Go Toward Housing? If you’re ready to start house-hunting – or if you’re just looking to build a better budget – you need to know how much of your income should go toward housing.

May 10, 2022

Are Mortgage Points Worth It?

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or just haven’t gone through the process in a while, you may be wondering what mortgage points are and if paying for points is worth the cost.

Contact us and we’ll answer your questions.