Being a homeowner takes a whole lot of know-how that isn’t immediately obvious to a first-time homebuyer. To begin with, the financial commitment of owning a home doesn’t end at closing—borrowers have to be prepared to budget so they can afford a monthly housing payment and other home expenses. While this might be an easy … Continue reading "The Benefits of Homebuyer Counseling and Homebuyer Education"
So, you want to buy a home? Not a house, but a home—somewhere for you to live, put down roots, and watch your children grow up, at least for a time. You’ve done your research, and after looking at the advantages and risks of buying a home, you’ve decided to jump into the market and … Continue reading "Is Down Payment Assistance Right for Me?"
Buying a home for the first time can seem out of reach and unachievable. The stress and responsibility of owning a home can be really discouraging and seem not worth all the troubles that you have to go through just to have a place to live. What good is a home if you can’t enjoy … Continue reading "How to buy a home you love and can actually afford"