2006 10 01 Archive

Owning a home is part of the American dream. But before owning a home, you must first buy a home. This guide will give you some background information to hopefully make your home buying experience pleasurable.

Make sure you are not in a hurry to buy your home, especially if it’s your first home. There is a lot to learn and you are a lot likely to not make a mistake if you take your time. Figure on looking at 50-100 homes for sale over the course of a few months before purchasing.

How Much Can You Afford?

Unless you are one of the few people that can afford to buy a home with cash, you will need a loan. It is very important to have a good and clean credit history, though if you have some blemishes, it doesn’t preclude you.

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