The Home Buying Process, Part Five: Mortgage Limbo

You’ve had your inspections and asked for your repairs — the Seller responded and, presumably, those fixes are underway. Your loan officer has all your paperwork, so now there’s nothing to do but wait. Welcome to Mortgage Limbo. I’ve found this part of the process particularly difficult to write about because as a Buyer, it… Continue Reading

Common Forms of Property Ownership in the US

Buying a house was supposed to be easy, right? You just pick a house and the rest would fall into place — poof! Unfortunately, that dream isn’t exactly how it works, nor should it be. Your home will be the largest purchase you’re likely to make during your lifetime, so it won’t hurt you to… Continue Reading