Buyer Resources & Reads: November 13, 2016
Each week we’ll share the best news, tips and resources the Internet has to offer those planning to buy a new home. Here’s what we found this week:
Home Buying Basics
If you’re looking for a primer on the home buying process, this read from the gang at InvestFourMore will give you a great starting point upon which to base further research and reading.
Where Should I Live?
Of course the number of bedrooms and bathrooms and the square footage matter. But there’s more to your dream home than what’s contained within its walls. “Where your dream home is located is just as important as the home itself, ” according to this article from NerdWallet.
Which Mortgage Is Right For Me?
Credit scores, interest rates, type of loan … all can muddle together to make it difficult to know what type of mortgage and which lender is right for you? As a homebuyer, obtaining the right mortgage is incredibly important unless you can pay for the home in full.
Keeping It Safe … Myths Busted
Once you’ve purchased your dream home, you’ll want to do everything within your power to ensure it’s a safe and secure place for your loved ones and your belongings. DoItYourself.com busts some myths that might cause you concern when you’re choosing your home security system.
Maybe You’re Not Ready To Buy A Home …
You’ve saved enough for the downpayment, but you’re left with nothing in case of emergency. This might be reason enough to decide you’re not quite ready to buy a home. This read from Business Insider shares some of the hidden costs beyond the downpayment.