Posts By: Melinda Opperman

We want homebuyers to have the best chance to succeed in achieving their goal of homeownership. Pre-purchase coaching is a must do for anyone looking to become a homeowner and here are the top 5 key benefits: Access to a knowledgeable housing coach Participating in a coaching session with a HUD-approved housing counseling organization provides…

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Interest rates play a central role in our financial lives, but sometimes it’s confusing to sort them all out. You might pay 3.5% interest on your auto loan, 4.5% on a home loan, and 13% on your credit cards. Meanwhile, your savings account is earning a paltry 0.5% in interest. On top of that, there’s…

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Buying a home in your 20s is an investment in your future – and one that can grow significantly as you build equity. If you believe you are ready to take the leap from renting to owning, don’t let age deter you; follow these tips on the path to experiencing the joy and pride of…

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As you start the home buying process, it’s fairly common to begin researching available homes through the internet and to understand how much buying power you may have through mortgage pre-qualification. We suggest adding one more invaluable component, investing your time in Pre-Purchase Coaching, provided by a certified coach from a U.S. Department of Housing…

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