Ask the Expert: 9 tips for Home-Buyers!

Ask the Expert: 9 tips for Home-Buyers!

By: Attorney Tom Demakis Buying a house is, for most people, the single biggest investment they will ever make. The process can be very stressful, but it does not have to be. You can eliminate a lot of anxiety if you take a few steps to protect yourself. Learn and...
How to buy a house with no money down

How to buy a house with no money down

When buying a home for the first time, the down payment can be one of the biggest concerns for a new homeowner. A down payment, a percentage of the total price of the home paid at the time of purchase, can range widely—from 20% down to 0%. The average down payment...
How to get a mortgage in five easy steps

How to get a mortgage in five easy steps

Owning a home provides countless benefits, from the convenience of having a private living space to having a steady, predictable payment plan every month to the chance of accumulating equity over time. Deciding on and attaining the right mortgage for your home can be...
How much mortgage can I afford to borrow?

How much mortgage can I afford to borrow?

When considering all of the factors that go into the homebuying process, deciding how much to take out for a mortgage can be one of your biggest decisions. You might be asking, “Just how much mortgage can I afford to borrow?” “How does the mortgage affect other...