Home Buying

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How to Save for a Home While Pursuing Other Financial Goals

6 steps (like setting up dedicated accounts) to a well-rounded savings plan.

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What to Know About Your Credit Before Buying a Home

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Find the Home Loan That Fits Your Needs

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

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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.

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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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