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Home Ownership

Buying a home is exciting and challenging. With commitment, planning, and learning, you can become a successful homeowner. This article series covers everything you need to know to start the homebuying process off right, including: • Preparing for Homeownership • Understanding Mortgages • Getting a Loan • Searching for a Home and Making an …

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Buying a home is exciting and challenging. With commitment, planning, and learning, you can become a successful homeowner. This article series covers everything you need to know to start the homebuying process off right, including: • Preparing for Homeownership • Understanding Mortgages • Getting a Loan • Searching for a Home and Making an …

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Shopping for a home loan can be daunting, but applying for one doesn’t have to be! We’ve simplified the borrowing experience for you with our easy-to-use online application. Simply fill out the step-by-step form with the requested information. Based on what you enter, you …

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Congrats on finding the perfect new home! The marathon house hunting afternoons are over and the tedious paperwork details have now been handed off to your trusted realtor and mortgage lender. This is a great time to kick back and think about new towels and paint colors, right? Not so …

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If someone told you that for the cost of a new car, you could buy a house, would you believe them? Not only is this true, but it’s actually a growing trend. The catch? Your house will only be slightly larger than the size of that new car …

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A reader wants to take out a mortgage…let’s walk through her story and two major items she should focus on to prepare for this big ticket loan. Join our journey to owning a home. Here’s a question we got on the SavvyMoney blog: I have a medium …

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Some of us dream of shacking up with our spouse, partner, relative or best friend and joining the modest group of homeowners under 35 and having a place to truly call your own. But when it becomes evident that your low credit score is deterring mortgage lenders, that dream may …

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When thinking about buying a house, a little investigation can go a long way. These are 10 questions you should ask before purchasing a home. Are agents and brokers needed to help close the deal and offer advice? It’s commonly recommended, but not always necessary, to seek professional …

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Buying a home can be a very complex experience. Here are some tips that will make your home buying experience easier. 1. You should buy, instead of rent. You’ll love the feeling of having something that’s all yours – a home where your own personal style …

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By this point you’ve done the math and have decided buying a house makes fiscal sense, and you’re ready to begin looking for a house. Not just any house, the house. At the very least, you’re embarking on a new journey that is full of …

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