First-Time Home Buying

First-time home buying can be a major stress simply because of the novelty and the complication of the whole process. With this first-time home buying section, you'll be on your way to owning your dream house in no time.

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Can you buy your first home with bad credit?

Whereas a few years ago you could get a subprime loan without much trouble, the mortgage mess has led to a lot more caution in the way home loans are approved these days. If you're credit needs work, owning a home may be a distant dream.


Can you buy your first home with bad credit?

Whereas a few years ago you could get a subprime loan without much trouble, the mortgage mess has led to a lot more caution in the way home loans are approved these days. If you're credit needs work, owning a home may be a distant dream.

First-time Homebuying 101

The upside of a housing-market crash? Prices fall, making it a great time to buy. Buying your first home isn't a simple process, but it's entirely doable with a little preparation. Where should you start?

10 First-time Homebuyer Mistakes

Buying your first home can be a dream come true, but it can quickly turn into a nightmare. Realistic planning is key to avoiding the pitfalls that await first-time homebuyers.