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What If I'm a First-Time Homebuyer but My Partner Isn't?

Buying a home is expensive, so many buyers look for ways to cut costs and save money. One such method is to apply for first-time homebuyer...

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Is an FHA Loan Right for You?

Homebuying is sure exciting, but it also comes with its share of education. Is it the right time to buy? What do all the terms mean and...

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How Do I Qualify for a First Time Homebuyer Grant?

If you’re looking to buy your first home but need a little financial help, you have options! Many people think owning a home is a pipe...

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Do FHA Loans Have Closing Costs?

For first-time homebuyers or buyers with low-to-moderate income or credit, an FHA loan is an excellent option.

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How to Budget for a House While You're Still Renting

The housing market is challenging these days, especially for first-time homebuyers. Real estate prices are high, but so is rent. How can...

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Benefits of a VA Loan

Are you among the roughly 18 million Americans, or about 7 percent of the adult population who are veterans? The government acknowledges...

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How Can I Get Money for a Down Payment?

Many homeowners will say that saving up for the down payment is the hardest part of the home-buying process. To avoid paying Private...

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How Do I Get a Conventional Loan?

When shopping around for a mortgage, you’ll likely encounter many terms related to types of loans. For instance, conventional loans are one...

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What Does Buying a Home “As-is” Mean?

In a competitive real estate market, you might be tempted to buy a house “as-is.” But is it a good idea and what does it mean? Here's what...

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What Should I Do Before I Talk to a Lender?

Applying for a mortgage can be a bit scary, especially if you’re not familiar with the process. Besides, who wouldn’t be nervous dealing...

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