Buying and Home Selling Advice
Thinking Points Before Buying a House
So youve been renting an apartment for a while and your friends
are all buying houses and settling down to nice, quiet suburban lifestyle.
Is this something you should be doing too? To put even more pressure
on you, every other evening news cast is talking about the rapidly
increasing value of houses in your area.
Before you rush out and buy the first house you can get a loan for,
perhaps it would be wise to stop and decide if buying a house is really
what you should be doing. To help you, here are four things to think
A Beginner's Guide to Buy
There is no doubt that the market for houses has been on fire recently.
More and more people are taking advantage of low interest rates and
easy mortgage loan terms to go from being renters to being home owners.
With so many people entering the market, it is inevitable that questions
Having Your House Appraised
Having your house appraised can be a scary step in the moving process,
especially if you dont know what to expect. Will your house
pass muster or will they find some hidden defects and problems lurking
in the basement and attic? Should you scrub the house clean?
What You Can Do To Sell Your
You want to sell your home and you want to sell it fast. It may be
a sellers market and every other home in your neighbourhood
is selling and you think its going to be a cakewalk selling
your home. You put your house up for sale, people come, a few offers
pour in, negotiations take place and then something happens that the
deal falls through. This happens more than not when it comes to selling
Hiring the right Realtor
Of all the decisions home buyers and home sellers need to make, choosing
a REALTOR is by far the most important. Hiring the wrong person can
make an already stressful experience even worse. Hiring the right
person can make your transaction smooth and problem-free.
FHA: Shape Up or Ship Out
An official of the Mortgage Bankers Association warned last week that
the Federal Housing Administration could eventually be forced out
of the mortgage insurance business if it doesn't modernize, and keep
up with the competition.
out change of address order form for post office.
out an IRS change of address form.
arrangements with moving company or reserve a rental truck.
Owning a home helps you establish financial credibility.
Owning your own home provides you with independence and more privacy
than renting. You are free to paint walls, plant flowers, keep pets
and anything else within legal bounds.