To ensure that your Reno mortgage preapproval goes off without a hitch, follow these three simple rules: whip your credit into shape, gather all necessary paperwork and save as much as you can for your down payment.
Saving up for your Reno down payment is easier than you think. Determine how much you need to save and when you want to buy a new Reno home. Track your expenses. Cut costs where possible. Then, create a budget and stick to it. You’ll be a new homeowner before you know it!
Once you find the perfect property, you’re going to want to create a Reno home offer. If you lowball the seller, they may turn on you and refuse to work with you at all. But you don’t want to overpay either. So, you’ll need to rely on the expertise of your REALTOR@ to help you decide on a fair price.
Purchasing a home brings stress to even the most stable loving couples. Here, you’ll find some of the most common disagreements Reno home buyers have while looking for the perfect property…and some helpful resolutions for each.
Earlier this year, Livability.com ranked Reno one of its top two best places to retire in the US. As our kids get older and leave the nest, our thoughts tend to turn towards simplifying our lives a little bit. Of course, you don’t have to be at retirement age to start thinking about downsizing in […]
One of the biggest hurdles Reno home buyers must overcome is the downpayment. While 20% is ideal, many programs allow as little as 3% to 5% down. With a median sale price of $355,000, you’re looking at anywhere from $10,650 to $17,750 for your downpayment. But where will you pull this extra money from? With […]
Last week, apartment tracker Adobo released their National Apartment Report for December 2017. In it, Reno came in fourth place across the entire United States for the highest increase in rents over the past year. Renting no longer appears to be an affordable alternative to home ownership. Perhaps you’ve decided that you want to own […]