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Home buying

The Baby Timeline

Tom and his wife have $13,000 in the bank and $35,000 in a Roth IRA. They have no debt and a baby due in January. He is in the military and wonders if now is a good time to buy their first home.

Sell the House, Do the Mission

Matt and his wife want to go into the mission field. They own a home, and they have considered keeping the home as a rental property while they're overseas. Dave thinks they need to sell the house.

Brother's Bad Deal

Andrea and her husband hired her brother as their real estate agent, and he hasn't helped them buy a house. She's worried about the agreement she signed with him and her family's reaction to firing him.

Anxious Security Gland

Matt and his wife have about $63,000 in the bank, and they owe $47,000 on their house. Matt is considering paying off the house early, but he's concerned about Murphy moving in once he does.

No Credit ... Basically

Joseph asks if it's possible to refinance a house with basically no credit. Dave says yes.

Not Enough Down Payment?

Hannah asks when it's okay to purchase a house without 20% down. Dave says when you're willing to pay PMI.

Buy a House with an Agent Who Serves, Not Sells

Buy a House with an Agent Who Serves, Not Sells.

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Buy a House with an Agent Who Serves, Not Sells.

You need an agent who cares more about you than their commission check.
Find a Buyer's Agent