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Purchasing Your First Home

The last time you lived in a house was probably before you left for college. Since then it’s been dorms, group houses, roommates and, if you’ve been lucky, an apartment all to yourself. Are you tired of paying rent? What’s the advantage of purchasing?

  • Building equity
  • Good investment
  • Tax-deductible mortgage interest
  • Five Steps to Buying a home
  • Save for a down payment, it can be as much as 20% of the purchase price
  • Determine how much mortgage you can afford
  • Shop around for the best rates and terms
  • Let lenders compete for your business