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How to Buy a Home: Search for Properties

Filed in Home Buying by on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
How to Buy a Home: Search for Properties

Search for Properties is the 5th of an eight-post series on How to Buy a Home. Unless you’re like, a bazillion years old, the term “search for properties” means you begin online. Back in the day, people had to check the real estate section in the Sunday paper to see properties for sale. Of course, now […]

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How to Buy a Home: Find a Realtor

Filed in Home Buying by on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
How to Buy a Home: Find a Realtor

Find a Realtor® is post number four of an eight post series on How to Buy a Home. Your choice of Realtor to represent you is one of, if not the most important decisions in the home purchase process. Sure, its weird that they put their picture on everything from business cards to bus stops, but finding […]

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Disputing Credit Report Errors Just Got Easier

Filed in Credit by on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Disputing Credit Report Errors Just Got Easier

Happy news for us regular peeps: disputing credit report errors just got easier, thanks to an agreement between the big three credit reporting agencies and the state of New York. The “big three” agencies are Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. This is mightily good since your credit report (and credit score) is the pot at the […]

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How to Buy a Home: Research Your Local Real Estate Market

Filed in Home Buying by on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
How to Buy a Home: Research Your Local Real Estate Market

Research Your Local Real Estate Market is the 3rd of an eight-post series on How to Buy a Home. Now that you’ve checked your credit and obtained your pre-approval, it’s time to go see some houses, right? Wrong. You could start viewing homes all willy-nilly but that would be a recipe for a home buying […]

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How to Buy a Home: Get Pre-Approved

Filed in Home Buying, Mortgages by on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
How to Buy a Home: Get Pre-Approved

Get Pre-Approved is the 2nd of an eight-post series on How to Buy a Home. If you’re just beginning the home buying process, you may have already started to look at properties. This would be the wrong thing to do. Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is one of the first things you should do when […]

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