Posts Tagged ‘closing costs’

  If you’re thinking about buying a home in the near future, it’s imperative to remember that there are other costs to think about in addition to the sale price. Some of these overlooked costs of homeownership include: Closing costs Closing costs are often an underestimated, yet inevitable expense of becoming a homeowner. These costs […]

Have you had enough of renting and are finally ready to become a homeowner? While buying your first home can be a joyous time, it’s also a big decision. It is one of the largest purchases that most people make, after all. Even with a home loan, there are still significant upfront expenses to keep […]

Because a home purchase is often the most expensive purchase that someone will make in their lifetime, it can be helpful to save wherever possible. If you’re thinking about buying a home, here are some ways you can save some money along the way: Save as much as you can The more money you save […]

If you’re purchasing a home, closing costs are made up of different fees (usually 2 to 5 percent of the sale price) that must be paid right before you take ownership of the home, or during the closing. Buyers typically pay these fees regardless of whether they are paying in cash or taking out a […]

Buying a new home while you still own your other home can be stressful; you may have to worry about your new mortgage, while also paying for the old one, which can be especially burdensome if the older home is vacant and you don’t have a tenant. If you are in the process of moving, […]