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3 Tips for Buying a House

Are you looking to buy a new home? Here are three tips to keep in mind as you start your search!

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  • Lindsey H.

    These are great tips from Rachel! My husband and I bought a house (foreclosure) with no debt when we got married. Our mortgage was a 10 year fixed rate mortgage and we planned to pay it off in 3 years. Because we have been so diligent about getting out of debt, we decided to fast track our payments and make an extra $2,000 principle payment each month. When I received a pay raise from a new job, we started putting more towards our principle each month. After 1.5 years and at the end of this month, we will have our home paid off, and we will have spent less than $2,000 in interest! I feel so blessed to have taken FPU with my husband before we married. We are a team and know how to work together to make our money work for us!

  • Marisa Lee

    Rachel! Thank you for your advice! So I love your home. Did you and Winston have it built or buy it already built? If you built what was the name of your builder? Also where do you buy your home decor? Your home looks so beautiful and clean and homey. Thank for your help and for all you do.

    Looking forward to hearing from you, Marisa Lee

  • Skylar Williams

    I really like your suggestion to try to get the house paid off as soon as possible. The longer the mortgage is the more you end up paying in interests.