You’ve decided that you’re ready to buy a house. Congratulations! Deciding to embark on the search for the right house at the right price is an accomplishment in itself. Part of that search is figuring out your price range.
When you sign the dotted line (or the many, many dotted lines) on your first mortgage, it can seem like the last payment lies way far off in the distance. This isn’t an illusion—30 years, the most popular term for a mortgage, is a long time. But there are things you can do to bring that final payment closer.
Are you a first-time home buyer? Here are 10 glossary terms that will help you speak the language of banking!
Thinking of buying or building a home? Find some quick tips about interest rates, pre-approval, and construction, among other things.