Credit Score No-Nos

Credit Score No-Nos

We don’t often talk about the credit score no-nos home buyers should avoid.  An important part of buying a house is getting your financial life in order. One reason is that ....

Home Buying Tips for Unmarried Couples

Home Buying Tips for Unmarried Couples

There is a new trend in home buying — Unmarried Couples purchasing a home together.  Whether you’re planning to walk down the aisle in the future or not, buying a home wit....

Buying After Foreclosure

Buying After Foreclosure

If you’re one of the millions of homeowners who faced foreclosure in the last few years, you may be wondering what your chances are of buying again in the future. Will you qualif....

Using Gift Money For a Down payment

Using Gift Money For a Down payment

Receiving cash to use towards the down payment for your house is a generous gift. Especially considering that some loans require you to pay at least 20 percent of the purchase pric....

Saving for Your Down Payment

Saving for Your Down Payment

If buying a home is in your future, one of the realities you’ll need to face is the need to save for a down payment. Depending on the type of mortgage you qualify for, you’ll n....

How to Fix Your Credit Score

How to Fix Your Credit Score

If you’re gearing up to buy a house, one of the most important things you can do to prepare is to check your credit score. That number is going to help determine how much interes....