Tag Archives: First Time Home Buyer

Lighting Matters When Selling Your House

Remember the last time you were in a furniture store or other major home retailer? Remember the fully decorated displays of furniture, appliances and other products? Some of those may have even been organized as model rooms. What did most of those displays have in common? Chances are, they were well lit. In fact, in […]

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10 Commandments of Lending For Borrowers

Thou shalt not change jobs, become self employed or quit your job. Thou shalt not buy a car, truck or van (or you may be living it)!! Thou shalt not use credit cards excessively or let current accounts fall behind. Thou shalt not spend money you have set aside for closing. Thou shalt not omit […]

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Foreclosures Fall To 5-Year Low

Foreclosures filings fell 5 percent between March and April of this year, and by 11 percent as compared to one year ago. The data comes from RealtyTrac. The foreclosure-tracking firm tallied fewer than 189,000 foreclosure-related actions last month — the fewest number since July 2007. Rapidly-declining foreclosure figures are another signal that the U.S. housing […]

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How to buy a home with zero down

If you are looking to buy a new home but think you either don’t have the money saved up to afford a down payment or you don’t want to liquidate all your current assets, there is a way around this dilemma. This blog will inform you of ways you can purchase a home in Idaho with […]

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Existing Home Sales Climb To A 20-Month Record

January’s home resales moved to a 20-month high — additional evidence that the nation’s housing recovery is underway. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, the January 2012 Existing Home Sales showed 4.57 million units sold last month on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis — a 4 percent increase as compared to December’s revised figures. An […]

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