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Before attempting to buy a home after foreclosure, it is important to educate yourself on the necessary steps, and improve your odds of getting approved. Certain situations are extremely damaging to your credit report. These include bankruptcy, foreclosure, repossession, etc. Fortunately, you can rise from...

When the real estate market is in flux, buying a foreclosed home can be one of the best deals around. And while now is a great time to buy a home, especially for first-time buyers, HouseMaster, a North American home inspection franchise, is encouraging homebuyers...

Credit scores are enormously important to both borrowers and mortgage lenders. In the same way that doing better in work, sports or at school produces real benefits, the same is true with credit scores. With good credit you can borrow more and pay less. With a...

The Federal Savings Bank, a Midwest based lender, offers some helpful tips on how to save for a down payment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 13, 2015 While there are plenty of scary parts about the home buying process that can hold back potential first-time home buyers...

Buying a Nice Home Can Be Cheaper Than You Think If you are considering buying a house within the next two or three years but are waiting until you can afford the house of your dreams, you might want to reconsider. With interest rates being so low,...

Moving into a new apartment is an exciting process, but unless you’ve been around the block for a while, you might not know about these hidden costs associated with renting. Check them out so you’re prepared! 1. Application Fees Most of the places you look for an...

If you are planning on moving in the near future, you're probably starting to realize how much extra "stuff" you have around the house! It's a waste of time and energy to move all of your unwanted items to the new house. You might want to...

Long-time renters may want to reconsider their housing options. With mortgages currently at low rates, today's market provides the perfect opportunity for renters to convert into first-time buyers. And it isn't as difficult as one may think. "With calculated preparation, an affordable transition that packs long-term...

Best Apps For Being Part of the Neighborhood 1. Nextdoor Nextdoor is a website and free app that acts as a private social network for you and your neighbors. You need to verify your address when you sign up, so you can only use it if you...