Getting the money together for a down payment on a new home doesn’t have to be hard. If you plan, save, and make use of potential resources, you’ll be on your way to owning a home in 2021.
Buying your first home can be a roller coaster of emotions and excitement. Mistakes are easy to make, so here’s a guide to avoiding the most common pitfalls for FTHBs.
The unexpected costs of buying/owning a home in Oregon are a fact of life. Whether you own your home or are looking to purchase read about the surprises you can expect to face as a homeowner. From lightbulbs to roofing repairs let us help you prepare with first-hand knowledge from the housing experts.
Appraisals are important because they protect not only the seller and buyer but also the lender. The lender wants to make sure they know what the property is worth. Therefore, an appraisal is more about valuing the property and not about the price of the home.
While owning a second home or investment property represents an additional expense, each can also deliver financial benefit, including sometimes substantial tax savings. Those pondering a purchase should remember that mortgage approval standards differ from those on a primary residence.