Homebuying Tips for Buying Your First Home

Learn the major parts of buying your first home. Buying a home is a big deal so make sure you have done your research and fully understand what you are doing. The major things to pay attention to are fees/expenses for closing costs, monthly expenses once you get the home and more…

Applying for a Mortgage

Applying for a mortgage can be a tedious process, primarily because of the amount of documents that are required by the mortgage lender. It is helpful to have a checklist of these documents available so that you can ensure you have everything you need to begin the mortgage application process. Having these documents will speed […]

Benefits to Owning A Home – Are There Advantages?

Are there advantages to owning a home? One way to answer this question is to look at the benefits to owning a home. These benefits may or may not apply to you depending on whether you are a first time home buyer, buying a move up home or downsizing, or you are buying a second […]

Summary of Some Home Buying and Home Selling Research Websites

Today, most home buyers and sellers are using the Internet to get the ball rolling. Some statistics suggest over 94% of all home buyer and home sellers start their home buying and home selling process online. Gone are the days where you just went down the local neighborhood bank and talked to the banker. Now, […]

Looking for a home in Phoenix Arizona?

Search for homes in Phoenix Arizona at GetPrequalified.com/phoenixaz/. You can find homes in any suburb of Phoenix and by many property types.

How To Get The Most From Your Real Estate Agent

If you are starting the process of looking for a home part of your search should include getting prequalified and pre-approved. This process will take a few phone calls perhaps a meeting or two with a few lenders and you gathering all of the required paperwork and submitting copies to your lender(s). Once you are […]

Getting The Right Price For The Home You Want To Buy

Negotiating the right price requires a little poker playing with the home seller, looking at the home’s title history, and working with a buyers agent.

Open House Questions You Should Ask – 5 Tips

5 Essential tips to buying a home that you should ask if you attend an open house. Tips like are there any prior inspections on the home that we could look at.

First it was 2010, then 2011, then 2012, Now 2014: When Will We See Recovery?

A little over a year ago Warren Buffet told the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. that he had confidence in the housing market slump coming to end sometime in 2011. The latest postulations are that the housing market won’t make a full recovery until 2014. This is an estimate provided by a study jointly initiated […]

Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction On Table For Cuts

The popular mortgage interest tax deduction may be up for elimination, if the Obama Administration has its way. Read more about tax break cuts that may be coming.

Why Buying A Mobile Home May Be For You

Looking to purchase a home but short on cash? Need affordable housing for a few years and tired of the high price of rent with no return? Buying a mobile home might be something to look into.

Learn These Home Buying Tips

The rules of home buying have changed since the mortgage crisis. Here are some facts about buying a home today.

Self-Employed? How To Increase Your Chances For A Mortgage

Getting a mortgage if you are self employed can be a challenge. There are ways to make yourself more attractive to lenders, though. Follow these tips for a successful mortgage deal.

Mortgage Options For Self-Employed People

If you are self-employed, there is still hope for getting a mortgage. Check out these options.

Are VA Loans Getting A Fair And Just Place In Homebuying Transactions?

Learn why VA loans are great for Vets but have a bad rap with home sellers, real estate agents, and even mortgage people because of misinformation and poor professional education on behalf of industry professionals.

National Housing Survey Shows Top Reasons For Not Getting A Mortgage Loan

The top four reasons that potential home buyers cannot get a mortgage were revealed in a recent National Housing Survey from Fannie Mae. Find out in this article what they are, and the top reasons that renters think they cannot afford a home.