Blog Posts - First Time Buyer



Down Payments and PMI: Get the Facts

If you're in the market to buy a home, your down payment is likely top of mind. And no doubt you've heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't buy a home unless you can put 20% down. Before accepting this myth, it's important to do your homework, wei...

2016 Real Estate – 5 Things Everyone Should Know

Wondering about the 2016 real estate market? Now that the holidays have past, this is the time of year that many people consider putting their home on the market to sell. I’ve been home staging for over a dozen years, and now my focus is on tra...
by The Decorologist on Jan 13, 2016

There are California Programs to Help Buyers Buy

e Down Payment Resource automated down payment assistance program finder does the research for you and quickly matches you with specific homebuyer assistance programs for which you may be eligible.With Down Payment Resource, you’ll learn:The total...

Do you really need a pre-approval?

For many home buyers out there, shopping in a tight market is a very stressful and difficult task. To add to that if the buyer does not know the limit of his or her borrowing ability then it is like a blind date. You may end up […] The post Do...
by Mortgage Money and Dream on May 13, 2014

I’m Just a Bill, on Capital Hill…

This past weekend Governor McAuliffe signed a couple of bills into law concerning real estate.  Though the specific provisions of the bills he signed will not come into effect until July 1, 2014, here is a recap of three that may make a difference...
by LoCo Musings on Apr 9, 2014

Is It Time To Buy Your First Property in London?

The London housing market is perhaps the hardest to enter in the entire country. The Telegraph recently reported that wages would have had to rise by £44,000 since 1997, just to keep pace with the rising property prices. Average prices range from sh...
by Moving to London on Apr 6, 2014

Buying home for the first time? – Mortgage tips for the first time home buyers

Every recurring event has a first time. Buying a home can be one of many or just one time experience for all the home buyers. Home buying is an expensive process. So, naturally, buyers do their best to eliminate mistakes. Here we have tried to list f...
by Mortgage Money and Dream on Sep 16, 2013

How I Bought a House in London with Just £7800

WRITTEN BY KRISTA BEAUVAIS When you’re living in London (UK), a city where it normally costs less to pay a mortgage than it does to pay rent, how do you […]...
by Wodara on Aug 5, 2013

First Time Buyer NI Boosts Site with New Search Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release Submitted By firsttimebuyerni.com       Belfast, Northern Ireland (7th May, 2013) – First Time Buyer NI, a website dedicated to supporting first-time buyers in Northern Ireland, has partnered...
by Free PR Online on Jul 12, 2013

In Long Beach, What Can You Buy Under $300,000?

There have been several articles talking about this price range in the last few years since the market downturn.  With both limited inventory, and an increase in the real estate market, there is a declining number of single family home...

Home Owners Insurance and Home Warranties

Home Owners Insurance and Home Warranties Home owners insurance and home warranties are both a source of peace of mind for home buyers. While both types of insurance have value, sometimes first-time buyers might be confused as to the differences. One...
by All Things Frederick on Apr 17, 2013

“Save Money and Do it Yourself”

“Save Money and Do it Yourself” is a guide which will help eliminate some of the bruises that make most give up when it comes to working on our homes. Right off the top we begin with explanations and descriptions of tools you should own, how...
by The Builders Builder on Jan 26, 2013

Mortgage Rates 101

Buying a home is one of the most important investments a person will ever make in his or her lifetime, so understanding the mortgage calculation process is very important if one wants to get the best deal possible. On most real estate websites, one w...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 22, 2013

Mortgage rates necessarily mean knowing what may be the interest rate of your loan

A Canadian mortgage broker comprehends the different varieties of properties in addition to mortgage loans found in Canada. A mortgage property is guarantee for the accountability, usually the payment of the balance. Those who can’t afford to c...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 21, 2013

Mortgage Rates Questions and Answers

Any edge which you can recommend who give a apt mortgage interest rate ? Any recommendations as which bank can dispense a good interest rate for 30 yr fixed. — with 25% down — beside 790+ fico score Building society will offer you a bette...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 19, 2013

Finding Good Houston Mortgage Rates

Do research first before setting off to find Houston mortgage rates. You should first find all the market information which will provide you with useful information on finding the best deals in the market. It is not until you are properly conversant...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 18, 2013

Mortgage Rates FAQ

Are Barclays ratification on the recent 0.5% price cut contained by interest rates to population on tracker mortgages? Highly unlikely – almost all tracker mortgages have a ‘collar’ below which the rate will not dribble, and I;d be...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 18, 2013

Locating the Most Economical Mortgage Rates in Australia

Carefully seeking out the cheapest home loan rate in Australia may help you uncover fantastic property finance loan specials. Perhaps the easiest way is to try using the Internet and follow a very simple tips to get the best prices out there in the h...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 17, 2013

If Mortgage Rates Can Fall Through the floor of the Prime Rate

“Lower than prime,” you heard someone say. Like most Canadians, you were probably first skeptical and then confused. We tend to think of the prime lending rate as the invisible “floor” of lending rates. The very best customers...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 16, 2013

Getting a Colorado Mortgage Rate Quote

If you are looking for a Colorado mortgage rate quote for a Colorado mortgage loan, then there are many places to go. Of course there are many ads for different Colorado mortgage lenders that are based in the state and around the country. But for a b...
by Best Mortgage Rates on Jan 16, 2013


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