How Much Money You Really Need To Buy A Home

How Much Money You Really Need To Buy A Home

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In a housing market where prices seem to be constantly on the rise, combined with Southern California’s well-known top-dollar real estate price tags, local buyers can find themselves wondering exactly how much money they need on hand to invest in the home of their dreams. When you combine the considerations of a down payment, the spectrum of closing costs, and …

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5 Mortgage Mistakes (And How Much Each Could Cost You)

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Can’t wait to cozy up in that cute Colonial, but anxious about  getting a mortgage? We get it. Buying a home is a big deal. But with a little know-how, it’s easier than expected to make smart mortgage moves and save big bucks over the course of your loan. By avoiding these mistakes, you can put your home-buying butterflies to …

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New Law Protects From Surprise Closing Costs

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No More Surprises on Closing Costs: It’s the Law If you’re about to close on a new house, your timing couldn’t be better. Thanks to new mortgage rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that kicked in on Oct. 3, 2015, there’s good news on the dreaded loan paperwork front.You’ll now receive transparent loan and closing documents, which could …