Buying a home is a process. The second most expensive thing you buy is your car, and it is relatively easy. You can go into most dealerships without even a down payment or stellar credit and leave with a vehicle in about an hour or so. Getting your home takes time. You really need to look closely at what you are buying by having it fully inspected and appraised. We used a Sacramento home appraiser when looking at the homes we were considering. We passed on one because of some issues with liens and other details. We were buying a home, not someone else’s problems. You figure a home mortgage can go out for 30 years. I did not want other stuff on top of the mortgage debt.
Buying homes can be tricky, especially if you do not know what you are doing. Stuff can skate through the system and then come back to bite you later on. Continue reading