Typically, mortgage lenders want borrowers to put 20% down on a home purchase, lowering lenders' lending risk. However, a 20% down payment is not a requirement. You might not have enough cash for a … [Read more...]
Buying a Home? Where will the funds for the down payment come from?
At the beginning stages of purchasing a home, you may hear your mortgage lender say the term "down payment." A down payment is a sum of money that a buyer pays in the early stages of purchasing a … [Read more...]
Saving to Buy a Home? Don’t Forget to Save for These Expenses.
One of the first things people think about when planning to purchase a home is how much money they will need for the down payment. But often times, they forget about the other expenses associated with … [Read more...]