This handy little infographic outlines the steps to home ownership in a fun to read and understand graphic. Start saving for a down payment Make sure you have a good credit score Get Pre-Approved Find a Great Real Estate Agent Start Looking at Homes Make an Offer Close Escrow A side note: at the beginning […]
In a recent poll done by Digital Risk they asked millennials (those in the 18-34 year old range) who had recently purchased homes found that 36% of them had purchased their home with less than a 5% down payment. A stunning 36% also still believed that a 20% down payment was the only way to […]
What is the difference between a mortgage interest rate and an APR? There are many costs associated with taking out a mortgage. They include: Interest Rates Points Fees and Other Charges The interest rate is the cost you will pay each year to borrow the money, expressed as a percentage rate. It does not reflect […]
If you have been looking at Pueblo homes for sale online for very long you no doubt have come across Zillow.com Zestimate®, pronounced (ZEST-ti-met). The Zestimate® home valuation is Zillow’s estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home’s value. The Zestimate […]
If you have been thinking about owning a home now is a good time to start saving for that down payment.In Pueblo County, overall home prices rose on average roughly 12% in 2015. The Colorado First Time Homebuyer Savings Account Act was passed by the Colorado Legislature which should help Coloradoans to save money for […]
It’s always easier said than done, but when you have your home listed for sale, you need to keep it clean and showroom ready. Nothing can kill a potential buyer from considering your home over others is an unkept home. These tips also work well for those drop by guests.
When you put your home on the market to sell, one of the questions you’ll need to consider is whether or not you will accept an offer from a buyer that is using an FHA or a VA loan. On the surface you may not care too much which kind of financing a buyer is […]