When your financial ducks are in a row, the house hunt is officially on.
You found your dream home and your offer was accepted. Now what? In a word: paperwork. Get ready to fill out mountains of forms - but the result is worth it.
It's that last step before you get to claim the keys. Know what to expect (other than a sore signing hand).
Finding a home
Before you start your house hunt, identify what’s most important to you. Hint: Focus on factors that can’t be easily changed!
The mortgage process
You’ve found the home of your dreams, and the seller accepted your offer to purchase. Congrats! But don’t break out the bubbly just yet.
What’s the difference between these 2 percentages, and when it comes to comparing mortgage loans, which is better?