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Things to Consider When Buying Your House

At Quicken Loans, we’re all too aware of the intricacies of the mortgage process – it’s what we specialize in, after all. But, if you’re entering the home-buying market for the first time, it can be a bit of a struggle to figure out what you should be doing and at what time. Don’t fret! Just in time for the holidays, we here at the Zing blog would like to give you the gift of preparation. Here’s our list of things you might not consider (but you totally should) before buying your home – broken down into phases of the home-buying process.

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‘The Money Pit’ House Is for Sale! - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

‘The Money Pit’ House Is for Sale!

“The Money Pit” is one of the greatest comedies ever made. A young couple, played by Tom Hanks and Shelley Long, buys a house, and the renovations nearly destroy them. Bathtubs fall through floors, chickens explode from ovens! It’s hilarious. But what does a movie have to do with a mortgage blog? Everything, because “The Money Pit” house is now for sale!

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Upgrading from Renter to Homeowner: How Do You Know You're Ready? - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Upgrading from Renter to Homeowner: How Do You Know You’re Ready?

If you’re renting a home or an apartment, the time will likely come when you want to upgrade. Whether you’re looking to settle down with your significant other or you’re itching to invest in more than just your monthly rent check, the time may come when you’re ready to switch hats from renter to homeowner. But how do you know if you’re ready, financially?

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