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Buying a house can leave you feeling overwhelmed and under-informed. Not only are you spending every waking hour searching for your perfect home, you also have to think about how you're going to pay for it. And when choosing a mortgage, it's important to find one that works with your budget now, and also 15- to 30-years down the road as well. Because the world of home financing can be a confusing one, let's take a look at two of the most popular loans in the housing market: Conventional and FHA.
Questions are the fuel to our communications here at AmeriFirst. We love them. It allows to help hopeful home buyers better understand the process. One person's question is very likely the same question for many others. In other words, you're never alone in your questions about the home buying process. This question came from a reader, so we thought we'd share the answer.
Comparing two mortgage options for a property that needs renovations If you're buying a house that needs some love, you've got some work to do. Whatever you're planning - updating the kitchen cabinets, replacing the roof, adding a master suite - it's going to take a bite out of your wallet. So before you run out to buy that first gallon of paint, take some time to consider a couple of home loan options that can help you get the job done. In this blog, we'll compare two popular mortgages: a conventional loan and the FHA 203(k) - a renovation loan that can help you finance remodeling and renovation projects.