As we are about to bring in the New Year, families across the country will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell their current house and move into their dream home. Many will decide
The Ten Commandments Of Buying A Home
Are you jazzed about your upcoming home purchase? Good. But slow down, Turbo! There are a few things you need to know. More specifically, ten things. They’re called “The Ten Commandments of Buying a Home.”
Read them. Absorb them. Emblazon them to memory, because one tiny misstep can make your dream of home ownership come crashing down like a sandcastle at high tide.
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The Ten Commandments of Buying a Home
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 in 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 debts or liabilities from your loan application.
Thou shalt not buy furniture on credit.
Thou shalt not originate any inquiries into your credit.
Thou shalt not make large deposits without checking with your loan officer.
Thou shalt not change bank accounts.
Thou shalt not co-sign a loan for anyone.