Buying A House The American Dream

by Starr
(Middletown, OH, USA)

Buying A House The American Dream: Buying a house, your very own house, is the American Dream. Yes, the housing market is really in the toilet right now. But - you always need a place to live, no matter what the economy is like. So take advantage of a buyer's market and get yourself your very own piece of the American Dream: a homeplace all your own.



A downturn in the housing market is the time to buy, all the while keeping in mind that markets do cycle and there will be an upturn in the future, despite the bleak present.

If you currently own a home, then hang on until the tide changes. It's all about leveraging yourself with where you stand.

If you can't make a profit by selling your home right now, then dig in and stay put.

If you need a home while the market is depressed, then move heaven and earth to find a way to buy a house.

Either way, you'll be well-situated when the housing market surges again - which it always does. Think big picture! The housing market, like everything else, runs in cycles of up and down. Be smart and use those cycles to your advantage.

Learn More About Your Dream Team

How to Buy a House Part 1 Meet your real estate agent and save yourself heartache and headache.

How to Buy a House Part 2 Meet your mortgage lender - Expect more than quoting the lowest rate or taking an application.

Check out List of Mortgage Companies, a local lender directory.

How to Get a Mortgage Part 3 Meet your home inspector and avoid buying a money pit.

How to Get a Mortgage Part 4 Meet your real estate appraiser - Does an appraisal assures you of a good deal?

How to Get a Mortgage Part 5 Meet your title insurance companies for coverage resulting in peace of mind.

How to Get a Mortgage Part 6 Meet your homeowners insurance agent because there is more to it than the cheapest quote.

How to Get a Mortgage Part 7 Meet your escrow and closing disclosure form, the guardian of your real estate transactions.

Title, Abstract Services and Escrow Agents, a mortgage service provider directory.

How to Buy a House Questions and Answers II.

How to Buy a House Questions and Answers I.




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Optimism Brings Hope AND Great Advice
by: Kate Ford

Hi Starr,

Your optimism is a breath of fresh air besides offering great advice.

I hope you'll come back to contribute again in the future. You can even invite friends to comment or rate your page.

Best Wishes,


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