say no to rent!
Every time you renew that lease,
a little voice in your head reminds you that you are throwing
money away. Silence the voice by taking the plunge into homeownership.
or buy: What's the best decision for you?
Sure, everyone says to buy a house as soon as you can. But
in truth, it's not right for everybody. You might want to
stop and think whether that advice really applies to you before
handing over your down payment.
things not to do when buying a new home
Three experts offer advice on land mines to steer clear of
when you're getting ready to buy a home -- and some may surprise
timeline for buying a home
You've got plenty to do. We'll help you keep track of
what and when you need to do it.
biggest home-buying mistakes
Learn from the mistakes of others before you take the plunge.
much house can you afford?
Let us help you do the math by figuring your housing expenses
against your income.
pre-approved, not pre-qualified
It makes things easier for both you and the seller.
Tools to use:
or buy your next home: Which is best for you?
your FICO score
much house can you afford calculator
your monthly mortgage payment
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