Owning your own home remains a crucial part of the American dream, but it isn't always easy. From growing debt problems to an ever-changing real estate market, there are plenty of potential roadblocks to homeownership. For veteran and military home buyers, there are some options well worth considering.
Our REALTORS® are proud to have helped countless veterans and active servicemen and women buy homes—in many cases, their first homes. We're grateful for the opportunity to help. If you're a veteran or military homebuyer, keep these tips in mind as you start the homebuying process.
Our team of dedicated REALTORS® has years of experience helping troops and veterans buy their first homes. If you're ready to learn more, contact us today to explore the ways we can help you become a homeowner.
Our REALTORS® get plenty of questions about credit score and how it relates to buying a house.
Many people are intimidated by the idea of being judged by their credit score. They may have had financial difficulties in the past that impacted their ability to maintain the average score.
Here's some good news: No credit score is perfect – most experts claim that attaining the highest possible score is nearly impossible. Lenders aren't actually looking for "the magic 850," either.
The other thing to know is this: Even if your credit score is lower than you'd like, you still have the chance to change it. Starting even a few months in advance can improve your credit score.
In recent years, lenders have generally relaxed their credit score requirements. Still, improving your score can result in a better loan with a lower APR. That may save you thousands of dollars.
Here's what you can do to raise your credit score:
Contact us today for personalized advice to help you with your situation.