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Category: First Time Homebuyer (9 Articles)

August 28, 2021 | 10 minute read

First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When you follow these eight first-time homebuyer tips, you’ll make your first home buying experience go as well as possible. You’ll also avoid many of the most common mistakes that can cause a deal to fall apart at the last moment. More

April 7, 2020 | 10 minute read

What First-Time Homebuyers Need to Know About Fixer-Uppers

Is It a Good Idea to Buy a Fixer-Upper? While first-time homebuyer loans, grants and other programs can save you a lot, the first place to look for first-time homebuying savings is at a home’s selling price. Buying a home is expensive, therefore anything a first-time homebuyer ... More

April 2, 2020 | 5 minute read

First-Time Homebuyer Qualifications and Benefits

What Are the Requirements for a First-Time Homebuyer Loan? Are you curious if you qualify as a first-time homebuyer? Good. Let's begin with this: you don’t need to be purchasing your first home to be a first-time homebuyer. Confused? Don’t be, and don’t allow a ... More

First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Strategies
March 26, 2020 | 9 minute read

First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Strategies

When deciding if you're ready to buy a home, the down payment is a top factor in the decision. Fortunately, there are first-time homebuyer down payment assistance programs and helpful tips that can make things easier. More

First Time Homebuyer Loans and Programs
March 24, 2020 | 7 minute read

First-Time Homebuyer Loans and Programs

Which Loan Is Best for First-Time Homebuyers? If you’re thinking about becoming a first-time homebuyer, you are probably wondering about mortgages. How much does a first-time homebuyer have to put down? How can I get a first-time homebuyer’s loan with no credit? More

September 26, 2019 | 5 minute read

Everything You Need To Know About Financing A Fixer Upper

The housing market is growing increasingly competitive. Fortunately, that's where renovation mortgage loans come into play. Financing a fixer-upper can make the difference between compromising on your purchase and choosing a home you're sure to cherish for years to come. More

August 30, 2019 | 5 minute read

Realtor or Lender – Which Should You Choose First?

Is it smarter to select a Realtor or lender first? Find out what you need to know when choosing a real estate agent and a mortgage lender – as well as some tips for selecting the best partners for your home purchase – with help from Summit Mortgage. More

July 29, 2019 | 7 minute read

7 Steps To Buying Your First House

Are you ready to buy your first home? Right now, you’re probably feeling a mixture of excitement and nerves. That’s completely normal. The home buying process is long and complicated, and it can be confusing for first-time homebuyers like yourself who are about to take their first step ... More

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