Purchasing a home is a big commitment and to most people, the whole process is a big mystery, even where to go for the answers; here's where I'll try to make it a little easier on you by helping you find some answers: Affordability How Much Home Can You Afford? If you are completely new to home buying, the first question you should have is "what can I afford?". Understanding what you can afford will guide your home search. Use the calculator in this site to input your complete financial profile to find out what you can afford.
One caveat when using the Mortgage Calculator: Use it only as a general guide, the payment it gives you cannot be counted on completely because real estate finance can be pretty complicated and there might be variables such as interest rates, taxes, insurance or PMI (Primary Mortgage Insurance) that could affect your total payment.
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Real Estate Glossary This is from HUD. In the search for your new home you will run into words and terms that are unfamiliar with. Of course, we will help you understand every aspect of the process, but this can help when we are unavalable.