For so many people, the new year is the perfect time to make some changes or start on the path towards what you've always been wanting to do. With the holidays finally over and a bit of a fresh perspective, new years resolutions serve as a fantastic set of guidelines to make the best of the upcoming year. Some people cut carbs, others try to meditate more but this year can be your year to finally do something about your home. So, whether you're looking to buy your first home this year or to refinance and finally build that new kitchen you've been dreaming of, we've compiled some great information here to help you get started.
Buying your first home
For many, buying your first home is a lifelong dream. The idea of putting down roots and investing in one's own future is a big step. As this can very likely be the largest purchase of your life, a small mistake can have far-reaching consequences. Don't worry though! We've got 10 Tips for Buying Your First House.
Even with these tips, there are still misconceptions floating around about buying a home. We've got you covered there too. Check out these 5 Myths About Buying a Home, to make sure you're clear.
Though it may sound like a no-brainer, understanding where your money is going is the first step to finding where you can save some money. To reach your financial goals, we had one of our loan officers, Drew Fisher (NMLS # 44061), take some time to help go over 9 Easy Ways You Can Save Money Right Now.
Time to Upgrade
Trying to figure out how to get the kitchen of your dreams? Do you absolutely need to show your neighbors who's in charge with that sweet backyard gazebo you've wanted since you were 13? Just need a bit of extra money to consolidate some bills? Well, if you already own your home, it can be an excellent source of available cash. We've got 3 Great Reasons to do a Cash Out Refinance to help you out!
Getting started with your mortgage can feel overwhelming. We get it. We've got 4 Things to Know When Getting a Mortgage to help out. We've also got a cheat sheet to help you through the process and help you sound like an expert as well with our Mortgage Terms You Should Know Before Getting Your Home Loan.
There's really only one last thing left to do now. Check out your personalized rate quote and see what this new year can bring for you!