Ask your agent to set up a last-minute walk-through of the property. You made your offer based on what you originally saw. If you now find a window that was broken since you first inspected the house, or a junked car in the backyard, don’t discuss it with the seller. Your agent and lawyer will know what to do.
Making monthly mortgage payments can sometimes feel like something you’ll be doing for the rest of your life — but it doesn’t have to be.
Unfortunately, other than fining the homeowner, the association cannot physically remove or move the security lights so that they do not shine inside some of your rooms and in your yard. You would like to think that neighbors can or should be “neighborly” and work with you, as it is an intrusion.
Tight credit, tougher mortgage lending and flat-lining wages have all breathed new life into the historic VA loan program. Veterans and military families are turning to these flexible, no-down payment loans like never before.
Smart buyers compare prices on everything from groceries to TVs, so shopping around before you switch mortgage lenders is a logical choice for many borrowers. Whether you’re tempted by an offer to refinance, want to release equity in your home, or don’t like the way your homebuying experience is going, weigh your options carefully before you decide to change mortgage companies.
Owning a home has always been an important part of the American dream, but the reality is homeownership is becoming more difficult to achieve for many Americans. Below are several strategies that can help to reduce the cost of buying a home and turn that dream into reality.
Yes, yours is the very first vote for replacing that hedge.
This is the last in a three-part series on recent laws that affect local homeowners associations.
Getting a mortgage loan is an involved process that requires a full examination of your financial background. You’ll likely have to answer countless questions and complete a mountain of documentation — and you’ll probably have your own questions to ask and comments to make.