Posts tagged ‘Home Buyers’

May 10, 2019

Home Buying Myths

Home Buying Myths

Myth #1 – You Must Put Down 20% Saving enough for a 20% down payment can be very difficult, but that is not required to purchase a home. You are able to avoid paying PMI if you put 20% down but a lot of lenders offer loans with 10% down or even less! Myth #2 […]

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June 14, 2016

5 things to avoid – at all costs – after you have an accepted offer

5 things to avoid – at all costs – after you have an accepted offer

You’ve got an accepted offer, had your home inspection and are waiting for closing… packing up your things, excited to move in.  Congratulations! You’ve almost made it.  That’s a key word: ALMOST.  It’s not over until the closing occurs and you have the keys in your hands. To make sure your mortgage application and financing remain […]

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May 24, 2016

How to win in today’s fast paced home buying market

How to win in today’s fast paced home buying market

The low supply and high demand is driving prices up and driving buyers crazy.  Here are our tips for you buyers out there looking for a home in today’s tight market.   Do your research & be ready What neighborhoods, what style, what price?  There’s not a lot of time to shop around and look […]

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April 26, 2016

3 things to do when buying a home & 3 things to avoid

3 things to do when buying a home & 3 things to avoid

1. DO research on the community, schools, real estate statistics for the community you are looking in. This can be done at the listing level on firstweber.com. Scroll down to the bottom of the web page and you’ll find tabs for statistics, schools and points of interests like parks and shopping 2. DO get preapproved for a […]

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March 1, 2016

Six things to do when buying a home in Wisconsin

Six things to do when buying a home in Wisconsin

  1. DO take the time to know your credit score – it may get you a better mortgage rate. By learning your credit score, you can also see how you are doing in managing your finances.  Free credits reports are available all over the internet. 2. DO get a mortgage preapproval before you start looking […]

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