Category Archives: Are you Buying A Home?

6 Mistakes buyers make in a seller’s market

Here are six common mistakes many buyers make — mistakes that you can learn to avoid — when shopping in a seller’s market. Continue reading

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7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home

By: G. M. Filisko By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home. Most potential homebuyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll … Continue reading

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FHA Offers First-Time Homebuyers Discounted Loans for Taking Class

(MCT)—Home loans are about to go on the discount rack for first-time buyers willing tospend a few hours learning the ropes of homeownership, from applying for a mortgage to choosing a contractor for a kitchen remodel.  The Homeowners Armed with Knowledge program, or HAWK, … Continue reading

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Home Loans: Shopping for a Low Interest Rate

by Morgan Sims  Buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you will make, and even more likely a purchase that will require a loan. When dealing with a financial commitment such as this, understanding how to get the lowest possible … Continue reading

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7 THINGS NEW HOMEOWNERS DON’T KNOW THEY NEED TO DO

Date: July 19 2013 | Author: Brian | Category: Savvy Your first year as a homeowner is kind of like the first year of a marriage. There’s the honeymoon phase, where the fact that you never have to pay rent again … Continue reading

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Assumable Mortgages: Advantages to Buyer & Seller

The kcm blog Recently, our good friend Pat Zaby, through his customer contact system InTouch, shared some great information on the advantages of assuming a mortgage. Mr. Zaby explained the advantages of assuming an existing mortgage versus applying for a new one: … Continue reading

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FHA: More Expensive Than Expected

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The 3.5% down payment on FHA loans could be more expensive for buyers than expected. Beginning April 1, 2013, the mortgage insurance premium will go up by .1% to 1.35% which may not even be noticeable to most would-be homeowners. … Continue reading

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Real Estate Provisions in the Fiscal Cliff

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