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Home Buying 7-Step Plan, Step 2

Tweet Taking the Next Step: Finding A Home There are two big reasons why many consumers are thinking about buying a home today: the weather is getting warmer and mortgage

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Explaining Your Loan Qualifying Ratios

Tweet If you are planning to refinance your home, get your first mortgage, or apply for any other type of consumer credit, your housing and debt-income ratios will be tightly

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Buying A Home At Fair Market Value

Tweet The housing market has taken its lumps over the past year as mortgage lending requirements tighten and as buyers wait for the market to bottom out. Not everyone can

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Your Credit Score and Mortgage Qualifying

Tweet This is one in a series of articles related to the sub-prime mortgage mess that dominated the news in 2007 and will likely continue to be big news throughout

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Are You Qualified To Buy A Home?

Tweet This is one in a series of articles related to the sub-prime mortgage mess that dominated the news in 2007 and will likely continue to be big news throughout

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Its A Buyer’s Market For Home Buyers!

Tweet Friends of ours sold their house last summer and moved into an apartment temporarily as they re-ordered their lives. Apartment living has been okay for them, but they are

Home Buying Relocation

Home Buying 7-Step Plan, Step 1

Tweet Analyzing the Numbers is the First Step in Buying a Home You’ve been waiting for the housing market to stabilize and the funds for a down payment are on

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New And Improved SayBuild!

Tweet SayBuild Has Received An Important Facelift Nearly five years after it was first launched, the SayBuild online home construction guide has been revamped. New tools and calculators have been

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What Is Your Home Really Worth?

Tweet Our county just went through a lengthy property revaluation process which took nearly two years to complete. Every home in Wake County, North Carolina was reassessed which was the

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7 Steps for Buying a Home: Negotiating the Home Buying Offer

Tweet You found the home you want and now comes the third step in the home buying process: negotiating the price you will pay for the home. Certainly, meeting the

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7 Steps for Buying a Home: Finding and Working with an Agent

Tweet There are all kinds of people out there who are willing to sell you your next home. Brokers, licensed realtors, a homeowner, your neighbor, or a friend are points

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7 Steps for Buying a Home: Searching Homes

Tweet You’ve got the cash for a down payment and you making monthly mortgage payments is something you can handle. With housing prices depressed, now could be a terrific time

Home Buying

7 Steps For Buying Your Next Home

Tweet Whether you are a new homeowner or desiring to make the move to a different residence, the home buying process can be tremendously stressful. Searching for a home, negotiating

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Affording the Unaffordable: How to Get the Home of Your Dreams

Tweet The Great American Dream, as some call it, is affording a home of your own. These days, many home buyers want something more than a small abode — they

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Buying A Home When The Mortgage Market Is A Mess

Tweet The home mortgage market is a mess. Well not entirely, but the sub-prime lending fiasco of recent months has certainly taken its toll on the mortgage lending industry. You