Blogs Tagged: lenders

How to Avoid Common Buyer Errors

Posted On: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:11am | Posted By: dianehourany
Topics: Buyers and Sellers

Shopping for a new home is an emotional experience. It is, however, also a business transaction, and must be treated as such. Three of the most devastating things that can go wrong are...

Tired of Renting? Thinking About Buying Your First Home?

Posted On: Sunday, August 7, 2011 - 5:06am | Posted By: dianehourany
Topics: Buyers and Sellers

With interest rates low, many renters are starting to think about purchasing a home of their own. While simple rental cost vs. mortgage cost comparisons can be very attractive, buying a home is a serious commitment, and there are many factors to consider.

Things Not to Do During Escrow

Posted On: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 6:00am | Posted By: dianehourany
Topics: Buyers and Sellers

Congratulations! The sellers accepted your offer and you've entered the escrow period during which your loan is processed and you perform your due diligence on the home. As you know, lenders have become very stringent with their requirements for lending. Once your mortgage adviser has pre-approved you for a loan, you don't want to upset the apple cart by changing the criteria used to get you pre-approved.