Jan 18, 2017
Buying a house in a competitive market can be tough, but it's not impossible. Tips to make the process a little easier.
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Nov 05, 2015
How will mortgage rates be affected if policymakers decide to raise the Federal interest rate?
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Jul 25, 2014
House shopping can be fun, scary, interesting, exciting, and overwhelming. It can easily turn into an emotional roller coaster. But there are a few things to watch for when you house shop that can hel...
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Jul 14, 2014
Before you start hunting (or building) that dream home, you'll want to think about the traits that you're looking for in a neighborhood. You can change, remove and remodel a lot of things in a home, b...
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Jul 10, 2014
How does a lender decide whether to approve a mortgage? Here are the factors that count the most. Income: When it comes to a home loan, it’s gross monthly income (your pay before taxes) that is ...
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Jun 27, 2014
You've budgeted, you've shopped and you've likely spent a lot of time thinking about making that major purchase – a new home. So you decided you’re ready to apply, but now what? You’...
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Jun 20, 2014
Determining how much money to put down is a major step in the home buying process and will likely be the largest up-front cost when it comes to purchasing a home. A smart down payment percentage varie...
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Jun 13, 2014
If you've done any research on the home-buying process, you know it’s just that – a process. And for many potential home buyers, this process starts before they’re even aware. Unfort...
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Jun 05, 2014
At Washington Federal, nothing makes us happier than putting people in their dream home. Buying a home is a big commitment and there are a lot of steps that need to happen to take you from looking at ...
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Jun 11, 2013
For some people, finding a new home that's "move-in ready" is very important. But if you're handy with tools and willing to put in a little sweat equity, you may be able to get a great deal ...
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