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Welcome Mat Before you start looking at homes for sale, be sure you do some "homework." Here are some of the questions for which you'll need answers:
  • Check out interest rates

  • What are current local mortgage interest rates for 15-year and 30-year fixed rate mortgages, and for 1-, 3- and 5-year adjustable rate mortgages?
  • Shop for the best loan

  • Which type of loan is best for you? Will you be in the house several years and benefit most from a long-term fixed rate, or do you want a lower, short-term rate because you plan to move soon or expect your income to increase rapidly over the next few years?
  • Determine how much house you can afford

  • How much of a mortgage can you qualify for? The loan amount plus your down payment tells you how much house you can afford.
  • Investigate neighborhood prices

  • What neighborhoods feature homes in your price range?
  • Separate needs from wants

  • What are your priorities for your next home? How important are public transportation, community facilities, on-street parking, lot size, privacy? How many bedrooms and baths will you need? Will you need a space for a home office? How important are quality neighborhood schools?
Chances are you can answer a couple of these questions on your own, but you may need some assistance with the others. If you do, please call or e-mail us. We can make sure you have the preliminary house-hunting information you need.
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