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Blog Category: Second Time Homebuyer

Mortgage and Refinance Options for Families Who Have Outgrown Their Homes

A growing family doesn't necessarily need to start looking for a larger home. In fact, the best home option could be the one they are already living in, providing they can afford to make a few renovations. In many situations, it’s more affordable to improve the home you currently own than it is to purchase and move into a ... More

How to Best Navigate Selling Your First Home and Buying Your Second

How to Best Navigate Selling Your First Home and Buying Your Second

How Do You Sell a House and Buy One at the Same Time? If you thought that buying your first home felt like a whirlwind, wait until you decide to purchase your second home. You may find yourself longing for the simpler process of going from a renter to a homeowner. What makes moving from your current home ... More

How to Compare Your Second Home Mortgage Loan Options

How to Compare Your Second Home Mortgage Loan Options

How Does Someone Buy a Second Home? For a lot of people, owning a second home means owning a vacation home. Unless you've won the lottery, you’ll likely need a second mortgage to purchase one, and that can be expensive. Cost is why a vacation home remains an unattainable daydream for most. Just about everyone can picture ... More

Second-Time Homebuyer Downpayment Strategies

Second-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Strategies

Do Second-Time Homebuyers Need a Down Payment? The quick answer is yes, it is almost certain that you will need a down payment. How much do you have to put down on a second home? That answer will depend on how much you can afford and how much is required by the loan program you use to purchase ... More

The Top 5 Challenges of Second-time Homebuyers

They say practice makes perfect. So you would think that buying a second home would be easier than buying the first. Well, not necessarily. While it’s true that you might have more insight into the process and have a better idea of what to expect, second-time homebuyers actually face a whole new set of challenges ahead. To ... More

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