Buying a Home

Jan. 12, 2017

FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums Have Been Reduced for 2017

Do you plan to use an FHA loan to buy a home in 2017. If so, I have some good news. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced this week that it would reduce the FHA annual mortgage insurance premium (MIP) for 2017. This change will take effect ...

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Jan. 5, 2017

Should I Buy My First Home in 2017?

Happy New Year! Will 2017 be the year you buy your first home? Are you still on the fence about it? Here is some updated information to help you make an informed decision, and to answer the question: “Should I buy my first home in 2017?”

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Dec. 20, 2016

3 Reasons to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Loan, Before Entering the Market

If you need to use a mortgage loan to finance your home purchase, it would be wise to get pre-approved for a loan before entering the market. There are several reasons for this, and they are explained in detail below.

What Is Mortgage Pre-Approval?

During the mortgage pre-approval process, a ...

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Dec. 9, 2016

HUD Announces Higher FHA Loan Limits for 2017

On December 1, 2016, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that they would be increasing FHA loan limits for 2017. This change applies to most counties across the country. This means home buyers who use FHA loans will have more financing available, and possibly more properties to ...

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Nov. 22, 2016

Buyers Beware of Rising Mortgage Rates

Buyers Beware: Mortgage Rates Jump Nearly 40 Basis Points

Are you in the market to buy a home? Will you need to use a mortgage loan to finance your purchase? If so, there's a recent trend you should be aware of. Nationwide, mortgage rates took a big jump last ...

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Nov. 16, 2016

Offers and Counter offers when Buying a Home

Dealing With Offers and Counter-Offers When Buying a Home

When buying a home, you might have to deal with a counter-offer from the homeowner / seller. These back-and-forth negotiations are a normal part of the home buying process. But you need to ...

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April 5, 2016

8 Tips For Finding Your New Home

8 Tips For Finding Your New Home

HouseHunting is just like any other shopping expedition. If you identify exactly what you want and do some buyers research, you’ll zoom in on the home you want at the best price. These 8 tips for finding your new home will guide you ...

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March 31, 2016

Home Buying Process

The Home Buying Process

Buying a home is one of the most exciting—and complex—transactions of your life. At HouseHunters, we’re dedicated to explaining each step of the process in detail to every single one of our Clients. While there are some individuals who will have a different process due to ...

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