Tag: home buying

Where Parents Can Find Money to Help Their Kids Buy a Home

Where Parents Can Find Money to Help Their Kids Buy a Home

There are many ways parents can help their children purchase a home: contributing to a down payment, helping with closing costs, co-signing a mortgage or allowing their kids to move back home so that they can save money. While most of these avenues involve giving […]

4 Things to Know about Purchasing a Second Home

4 Things to Know about Purchasing a Second Home

Often, those looking to purchase an additional home get confused between a second home and an investment property. However, the two are not interchangeable – especially when it comes to their financing. Second Home, DefinedA second home is real property that the homeowner intends to occupy […]

The Ins and Outs of Title Insurance

The Ins and Outs of Title Insurance

If you’re buying a house with cash only, you may have gotten a lower price for it and you certainly won’t have to deal with a bank to get a mortgage loan. Another advantage is that you don’t have to buy title insurance to protect […]

Expert Insights: Where Can I Find Foreclosure Properties?

Expert Insights: Where Can I Find Foreclosure Properties?

Look in the legal notices section of your local newspaper and online. A notice is also usually posted on the property itself and somewhere in the city where the sale will take place. However, agents are the best source for information about foreclosures before they […]

Moving in the Middle of the School Year – A Good Idea?

Moving in the Middle of the School Year – A Good Idea?

When you want to move, there is no guarantee that things will happen quickly. You might find your dream house in a few days, secure a mortgage and be able to move in right away. On the other hand, it might take months to find […]