Category Archives: Buyers

9 common mistakes made while qualifying for a loan

Nine most common mistakes buyers make to accidentally disqualify their loan before closing escrow. Underwriters have been advising that this is happening quite a lot recently, so here are some tips to prevent this happening on your transaction. http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/jul/20/tp-nine-ways-a-buyer-can-accidentally-disqualify/

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Thinking of Buying a Fixer?

If you have been passing up buying a home because of the expense of anticipated cosmetic repairs, you are missing out on a great opportunity. Sure, it used to be that if you purchased a home and then applied for a home equity loan to pay for repairs, the result would be two separate loans…

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5 Common First Time Home Buyer Mistakes

1. They don’t ask enough questions of their lender and end up missing out on the best deal. 2. They don’t act quickly enough to make a decision and someone else buys the house. 3. They don’t find the right agent who’s willing to help them through the home buying process. 4. They don’t do…

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Get Ready For Home Ownership

This is a great article for Buyers who are getting ready for home ownership. 1. Decide what you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross income. 2. Develop your home wish list. Then, prioritize the features on your list. 3. Select where you…

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Is Buying a Foreclosure in Fountain Valley Really a Bargain? What You Need to Know

In today’s tumultuous economy, it’s no surprise that there are foreclosure properties to be found in just about every community across America—even ours. While a terrible hardship for homeowners to endure, foreclosures can present a unique opportunity for first-time home buyers and investors looking to purchase a “bargain-priced home” with the potential for building instant…

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