Courtesy of the National Association of Realtors® VOICEOVER: On April 11, 1968 the Fair Housing Act was enacted into law, recognizing that property rights should not be abridged because of discrimination, based on race, color national origin or religion. Resistance,...
Loan terms, rates, and products can vary significantly from one company to the next. When shopping around, these are a few things you should ask about.
Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs or explore these other methods for creatively financing a house.
Ask inspectors how long they’ve been working in the field and how many inspections they’ve completed.
Every lender requires documents as part of the process of approving a mortgage loan. Here are documents you’re generally required to provide.
Offers can be exciting, but unless your potential buyer has the resources to qualify for a mortgage, you may not really have a sale.
Once you are under contract, the buyer’s lender will send out an appraiser to make sure the purchase price is in line with the property’s value.
Have a plan for reviewing purchase offers so you don’t let the best slip through your fingers.
Home pricing is more of a science than an art, but many homeowners price with their heartstrings instead of cold, hard data.
Feeling insulted is normal. But don’t let it get in the way of what might be a good deal.