Posts Tagged "Avoiding foreclosure"

Avoiding foreclosure

»Posted in Avoiding Foreclosure, Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips

Avoiding foreclosure

What every homeowner should know No one buys a home hoping to get behind on payments and have the bank foreclose on it. Here are a few tips to avoid this problem altogether, and what to do if it does occur. Don’t set yourself up for failure There are two main ways to avoid foreclosure: Don’t put yourself in a situation where you won’t be able to afford your mortgage. Know how much you can really afford before you start shopping for a home and stick to that price range. Often, people over-extend themselves financially when in reality they don’t and won’t have the means to pay their mortgage payment. Just because the mortgage lender approves you for a loan at a certain amount doesn’t mean you can actually afford the payments on that loan. Understand your loan. Many...

read more