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?"
Many loan officers and realtors have been there before. You’ve found an excited borrower, maybe a young family, looking to purchase a home—maybe even for the first time. The process is exciting and daunting for your borrower and your borrower needs a lot of help, advice, encouragement, information–you name it. Still, you can’t help but … Continue reading "My Potential Homebuyer Can’t Afford the Down Payment and Closing Costs. Now What?"
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"