Home Buying

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Strategies for Lowering Your Closing Costs

The impulse to just pay up and move in is understandable, but you wouldn’t buy a car or a TV without researching prices on other, similar products. Same goes here. And cutting these costs even a little could help you buy a new stove or outfit the nursery.

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VA Loan Eligibility and Requirements for 2017

How to qualify for VA home loan — here's a complete overview of the loan eligibility and requirements necessary to get a VA mortgage.

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How to Buy the Last House You'll Ever Buy

Tired of moving from house to house? Read this article and settle down. Finally.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Chances of a Mortgage Preapproval

Let’s be real: Rejection hurts. It’s particularly hard if you’re denied for a mortgage preapproval, which is one of the biggest hurdles in the home-buying process.

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Why January Is the Best Time to Buy a Home

Don't rush to buy along with everyone else. Be patient, and you might get a better deal.

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FHA Loan Down Payment Requirements

FHA loans allow down payments of 10% — or even 3.5%, depending on your credit score. For buyers with higher credit scores, other low-down-payment loans are available, too.

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Will My Credit Score Allow Me To Buy A Home?

Credit scores are critical to the home buying process.

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The 15-Year Mortgage: Pros and Cons

With a 15-year mortgage you'll own a home much faster and save a lot of money, but you'll need to budget carefully for the higher monthly payments.

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6 Sly and Simple Ways to Buy a Home

Rounding up on purchases, hiding accounts from yourself, and more sneaky saving ideas.

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Planning to Buy? Got a Plan for What Comes After?

5 questions help you look ahead to home ownership.

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