Buying a Home: The Basement

In this week’s installment of our Buying a Home series, we’ve created a checklist of some of the main things you should be thinking about and looking for in the basement of a home. Thinking about all of these different things beforehand can help you decide on the right home for your needs.

How to Buy a Home: Examining Living Area Space

Buying a home can be an emotional process. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with a house, but it’s important to consider all the factors before making a house your permanent home. Beyond paint on the walls and the size of the room, what should you be looking for when it comes to the living areas in a home? We’ll help you figure that out in just a few easy steps.

What Is a Housing Counselor?

Housing counselors are professionals who assist you in the process of saving your home from foreclosure. Once you meet with a housing counselor, explain your objectives and give them specific information about your situation, they’ll guide you through a series of actions to lead you in the right direction. Some services charge a fee, while others, like HUD, offer the help of housing counselors free of charge.

Saving Some Extra Money for Your First Home

You would be surprised how much all the little extra stuff we buy adds up. By altering your little spending habits, you may start to save some big bucks and be able to buy your first house sooner than you think. Check out this list we’ve compiled of some ways you can change your spending habits to start saving up!