Month: February 2019

What Buyers Can Expect from the Home Appraisal Process

You’ve found the house you love, put in a good offer and it was accepted. If you’ve applied for a mortgage, the next step is to undergo a comprehensive appraisal of its worth. And be warned: An unfavorable home appraisal can squash a real estate deal. Here, offers insight into how the home appraisal process works.   Appraisals estimate

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What Is a Good Credit Score to Buy a House?

Hoping to buy a home? One number you’ll want to get to know well is your credit score. Also called a credit rating or FICO score (named after the company that created it, the Fair Isaac Corporation), this three-digit number is a numerical representation of your credit report that outlines your history of paying off debts. Why does your credit score

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Some Updated Mortgage Advice to Consider

Buying a house is exciting, but the home loan process sometimes can be a bit daunting. Here, offers some expert mortgage advice that should work well in 2019. 1. Consider an adjustable rate mortgage You’ve probably always assumed you’d get a 30-year mortgage with a fixed interest rate, but if you’re not buying your forever home then the benefits

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