With the variety of mortgage options available for home buyers, the entire process can seem intimidating. Listed in this article are the basic loan types an average homeowner may encounter in the mortgage process.
Selling a home can result in some additional fees but it also can reward you with some great tax breaks! With the help of an accountant and the information below, you may find that you have some new deductions this tax season.
Often one of the most overlooked and glossed over areas of the home buying or selling process is the closing. A couple quick signatures and the exchange of keys might be the ideal situation but there are some important things to remember. The items below are things to keep in mind to have a smooth transaction!
When you have decided to tackle the project of repainting in your home you can be sure to anticipate many decisions. In addition to hundreds of colors to choose from, you also have a handful of paint finishes to choose. Not every finish is right for every room or material you will be painting. The below descriptions should help give you a good understanding of each paint finish and where it works the best.
As with many things in life, risk will always have a cost. In the mortgage industry, borrowers are the risk to lenders. Where there is risk, there is almost always a cost. This is how mortgage insurance becomes important to home buyers.
Let’s face it, as a home seller there are probably things that you would like to keep to yourself, especially when it comes to problems or defects in your home. When selling though, full disclosure is best for not only yourself but also for the potential health and safety of the buyer. Here is a summary of what you need to know about a sellers disclosure.
We are in the heart of the digital age where taking, editing and printing pictures is as simple as a touch of your finger. With all this convenience, many of us have hundreds of beautiful photos waiting to be displayed. Look at the variety of great ideas I found to show off your cherished memories!
When searching for your dream home, closet space is not often a deal breaker. This may leave many of you with some less than desired closets in your home. While you may think that a “reach in” closet is useless, the following ideas may help.
Tip: Before you even attempt to reorganize your closets, go through your items and toss or donate what you don’t need. There is no sense in making room for things that you really don’t need and that someone else may get use of!
Being a first-time home buyer is an exciting time as you prepare for your future in a beautiful new home! It’s easy to get wrapped up in the fun of house hunting, that you forget to think about some important things. From hidden costs, to realtor quality, here are 10 common mistakes first-time home buyers make and ways to overcome them!