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How to Tell You’re Ready to Buy a House

Making the decision to become a homeowner is emotionally and financially complex. Here are some key things to ask yourself if you’re considering whether buying is right for you.Do you have a good

the benefits of a mortgage preapproval — and how to get one

Unless you were recently selected as the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft or released a hit album, you probably won't pay for your new house in cash. Like millions of Americans, you'll take out a mortgage.

4 reasons to buy a home instead of renting

The financial benefits of buying a home compared with renting have yoyoed over the years, especially lately. If you're sitting on the fence, here are four circumstances in which it may be a better bet to buy.

is fall the best time to buy a house?

Sometimes it's smarter to buy certain items according to the season, like sweaters near the end of winter and swimsuits in late summer. But what's the best season for buying a house? The answer is fall.

5 things you should do before house hunting

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or not, the decision to buy a home is an exciting milestone. Before you start house hunting, make sure you prepare yourself with as much information as possible. You’ll be more confident in negotiations and the mortgage process in general.

home buying tips

We've gathered a few solid tips to help first-time home buyers get started on the process.

home equity loans vs. helocs

Strapped for cash? Borrowing against your home’s equity could free up funds for all kinds of expenses. Discover the ins and outs of home equity financing, and see whether this approach is right for you.

demystifying home loans

Buying a home can be intimidating—after all, it’s probably the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. A house can provide access to financing for more of life’s major expenses, so it can be well worth the investment. But for newbies and longtime owners alike, keeping up with all the basic home loan options can be a challenge. Here’s a primer to get you started.Deciphering the code

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