Information for Buyers

Tips, tricks, and sound advice on how to buy a home

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Get a FREE CREDIT REPORT once a year: " is a centralized service for consumers to request free annual credit reports. It was created by the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies...

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8 Tips to Guide for Your Home Search

1. Research before you look. Decide what features you most want to have in a home, what neighborhoods you prefer, and how much you’d be willing to spend each month for housing. 2. Be realistic. It’s OK to be picky, but don’t be unrealistic with your expectations....

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10 Ways to Prepare for Homeownership

1. Decide what you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross income. 2. Develop your home wish list. 3. Select where you want to live. 4. Start saving. 5. Get your credit in order. 6. Determine your mortgage...

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