12-Month Home Buying Countdown

12-Month Home Buying Countdown

  The home buying process is not one to enter lightly.  Start planning early for your new home to avoid unexpected hang-ups and frustration.  If your goal is to own a home in the next year, here is your preparation timeline:   12 Months Out Check your credit score.  If you are applying for a loan, they will definitely check your credit score.  A Federal Trade Commission study found that one in four Americans identified errors on their credit report, and 5% had errors that could lead to higher rates on a loan.  Reviewing your credit history early is important...Read more