Tag: home buying

What Credit Score Do You Need To Get A Mortgage?

Your FICO score is the first thing a mortgage lender will check when seeing if you qualify for a loan. While there are many factors involved in qualifying for a loan, your credit score is the most important. The minimum credit score you need to purchase a home will...

What to Budget for When Buying A Home

Are you planning on buying a home in Dallas Texas or elsewhere in the DFW area? If so, there are a variety of things that you should budget for before making your purchase. In this article, I will provide you with tips on what you should budget for before...

What Are The Best Real Estate Contingencies For 2019?

Are you planning on buying or selling a home in 2019? If so, you may encounter contingencies. Nоrmаllу, when соntіngеnсіеѕ еntеr thе рісturе оn a rеаl estate dеаl, they’re соmіng frоm the buyer’s ѕіdе of the tаblе. Cоntіngеnсіеѕ for thіngѕ lіkе conducting inspections аnd асԛuіrіng fіnаnсіng аrе nеаrlу ѕtаndаrd,...

Texas homeowners gained almost $9,000 in equity last year

Are you searching for another reason to buy real estate in Dallas or elsewhere in Texas? How about equity? Last year homeowners in Texas saw an equity gain of almost $9,000! This is another excellent reason why anyone who has been thinking about buying a home in Dallas or...

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

1. Start saving for a down payment early It’s common to put 20% down, but many lenders now permit much less, and first-time home buyer programs allow as little as 3% down. But putting down less than 20% may mean higher costs and paying for private mortgage insurance, and...

Home Buying Advice For Young Couples

Planning on buying a home? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Gone are the days when only the elderly could or would buy homes on the back of their life savings. Thirty years ago, the typical Indian homebuyer was invariably aged above 50 and cashed in his...