Energy efficient windows can help you sell your home

Energy efficient windows can help you sell your home

One of the most cost-effective renovation jobs you can perform is window replacement. In fact, according to Remodeling Magazine, you’ll realize a nearly 73 percent return on the money you invest in installing vinyl windows.

Shopping for a Lender

Shopping for a Lender

The most important step in the home buying process, if you aren’t paying cash, is securing a loan. You’ll need to shop for a lender, compare loan products and get that all-important loan pre-approval letter. Today we’ll take a look at how to go about choosing a lender.

You can get a loan for a fixer upper

The disadvantages of buying fixer-uppers are obvious: they take time and money to make them livable. The advantages, while not as obvious, may just outweigh the disadvantages for certain buyers or in certain types of markets. Plus, if you play your cards right, you can get an amazing loan that will wrap the cost of the rehab work into the mortgage. You’ll get more house for the money and it will be customized to your tastes and lifestyle.

No down payment? No worries

Are you shut out of the housing market if you don’t have a huge chunk of cash to give the lender for a down payment? Believe it or not, zero to low down payment mortgages are still available and there are ways you can purchase a home with little cash out of your pocket.