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Getting ready to buy your first home? One of the first things you can do as part of the home-buying process is to get pre-approved with Lenderly. Why? You'll know how much house you can afford and a pre-approval lets dealers and real estate agents know you have the finances lined up and ready to go.
Is it time for you to get out of the rent race and buy a home of your own? There are plenty of advantages to homeownership. And while buying isn’t right for every person or for every life stage or circumstance, there are several perks of homeownership that tend to stay stable over time. These include building long-term equity, the comfort and pride that can be associated with owning your own home and, in many cases, a monthly mortgage payment that's less than your monthly rent check.
While no one has ever said buying a home is a simple process, wouldn’t it be nice to reach out and press the “easy” button when it comes time to qualify for your mortgage. If you’re an active member of the military - or a veteran - qualifying for a VA home loan might be the next best thing.
You’re buying your first house! No more fighting over parking spaces, unexpected rent increases or putting up with noisy neighbors. If you’re planning to make a move this year, here are five tips that can set you on a path that leads to your very own front door.
Are you looking to buy a new car, apply for a mortgage or pursue a new career opportunity anytime soon? Then you may also know that your ability to secure a loan, a low interest rate, and even that coveted new career position, is dependent upon a vital piece of financial information – your credit score.
Lace up your sneakers, you’re buying your first home!
With interest rates the lowest they’ve been in a while, you may be thinking about refinancing your existing mortgage into a new one. As a homeowner, there are good reasons to consider this option: to get a lower interest rate, to drop private mortgage insurance, or to pull cash from your home’s equity to consolidate debt or make home improvements. The short answer, of course, is to have more money each month for groceries, car payments and the orthodontic’s bill.
There are many good reasons for buying a manufactured home but perhaps the most appealing is their budget-friendly price tag. For about the same as your monthly rent payment, you can buy or build a new manufactured home. This can be an especially appealing housing option if you’re a recent college grad with student loan debt or you’ve an empty-nester looking to downsize.
If you’ve made the decision to buy a manufactured home, you’re already aware of the advantages of this housing option over a traditional site-built home. They include a budget-friendly price tag, cheaper maintenance, lower monthly payments, and reduced property taxes.