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Top 4 Tips What Not To Do Before Buying Your First Home

Top 4 Tips of What NOT to do Before Buying Your First Home

So what shouldn't you do before buying a home? This can be a loaded question if you learn the hard way! I'll keep it simple today with my Top 4 Tips of what not to do before buying your first home. These basic principles revolve around credit, debt and education. Let's dive right in! 1. Work on your credit You get a better interest rate on a mortgage about every 20 point brackets. The difference of a 1/4...

Top 6 Reasons to Choose a Mortgage Broker

What Makes a Good Mortgage Broker? Top 6 Reasons to Choose a Mortgage Broker

As a Realtor in New Hampshire referring a client to a good mortgage broker can make or break a deal. With so many options out there, how do you choose a mortgage broker? What should you look for? Well here are my top reasons on what to look for when choosing a mortgage broker or lender when buying a house in NH. So let's dive right in and take a look at the top 5 reasons to choose a mortgage broker and...

HELOC---Guide To Home Equity Loans in NH

What is Equity in a Home? Guide to Home Equity Loans in NH

What is Equity in a Home? Guide to HELOC's and Equity Loans in New Hampshire Equity in your house is the difference between the full market value of your home and what you owe on the home. Example 1: Market value = $500,000 Mortgage Balance = $325,000 Equity = $175,000 The full market value is usually done by an appraisal ordered by you that your bank will arrange, if you were to apply for...

How to assess the cost of a house rehab or flip property

6 Simple Steps to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

This will help you figure out how much to offer for a fixer-upper. Trying to decide whether to buy a fixer-upper house? Follow these seven steps, and you’ll know how much you can afford, how much to offer, and whether a fixer-upper house is right for you. #1 Decide What You Can DIY TV remodeling shows make home improvement work look like a snap. In the real world, attempting a difficult...

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