Home Buying

What to Know About Your Credit Before Buying a Home

It's not just whether you pay your bills on time that matters.

7 Things New Homeowners Must Do Before Closing on a Mortgage

Make sure you do a walk-thru — and double-check the numbers because mistakes do happen.

How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?

There are a lot of steps to buying a house, and that takes time: It takes 50 days on average to just close on a home.

Little-Known Ways You Can Buy A House With No Down Payment

The city where you plan to buy a home may offer loans with no money down.

How We Bought Our First Home (On a Tight Budget)

First-time home-buyer advice: Ask a lot of questions.

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Buy a Home With Just 3% Down? Yep, It’s Possible

For years, the Federal Housing Administration was the king of the low-down-payment mortgage mountain.

8 Eye-Opening Things Home Inspectors Can't Tell You

What's included in a home inspection may not be as important as what isn't.

Find the Home Loan That Fits Your Needs

Understand which mortgage loan is best for you so your budget isn't stretched too thin.

First-Time Home-Buyer Programs You Should Know About

They can slash your down payment, offer lower interest rates or help with low credit scores.

How to Negotiate Your Best House Buy

Keep your emotions in check and your eyes on the goal, and you’ll pay less when purchasing a home.

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