Our City Online

Home Buying

2021 – The Year for Homeowners

Alex Noga Alex Noga 2021 – The Year for Homeowners

Low Interest Rates, Big Savings

2020 may have been the year of the pandemic, but 2021 is the year for current and prospective homeowners. Whether you’re looking to relocate, buy your first home or refinance, there is no better time than now. The period of COVID-19 has presented some new and hopeful opportunities in the housing market. While you may […]

No Comments

Easy-to-Follow Steps to Homeownership

Ohio Housing Finance Agency Ohio Housing Finance Agency Easy-to-Follow Steps to Homeownership

The path to homeownership can feel like a never-ending journey. Follow these steps to reach your destination! 1. Meet with a lender. Contact a lender to get pre-qualified. A lender can pre-approve a borrower to a certain amount. Pre-approval could be an advantage when making an offer. 2. Determine how much you can afford to […]

No Comments

How to Prepare for Homeownership

Ohio Housing Finance Agency Ohio Housing Finance Agency How to Prepare for Homeownership

While homeownership can be a great tool for building wealth, it can have unexpected expenses. This list can help you keep track of what you have done and what you need to do to prepare yourself for homeownership. BUDGETING A budget helps you track your expenses and spending. Write down everything you buy in one […]

No Comments

4 Sneaky Expenses That Are Often Overlooked When Buying a Home

Alex Noga Alex Noga 4 Sneaky Expenses That Are Often Overlooked When Buying a Home

Summertime is notorious for fun in the sun, but with mortgage rates currently at a historic low, maybe you should consider hunting for “for sale” signs instead of your next bathing suit. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or looking to upgrade or downsize, now is a great time to consider buying a home. It can […]

No Comments

First Comes Love, Then Comes Mortgage

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis First Comes Love, Then Comes Mortgage

Your guide to making the next big commitment

You’ve probably learned by now that adulting is full of responsibilities and commitments; from jobs to relationships, the list goes on. If you’re at a place in your adult life where you want to stop paying rent and start building equity, you may be asking yourself: Where do I start? Buying a home is one […]

No Comments

Buying A Home: What’s Your Credit Score Got To Do With It?

Jaszmine Davis Jaszmine Davis Buying A Home: What’s Your Credit Score Got To Do With It?

March is National Credit Education month, which means there’s no time like the present to educate yourself on your credit score, how it’s calculated, and how you can improve it. But what does your credit score have to do with buying a home? Everything. Mortgage lenders have conversations daily with people who dream of owning […]

No Comments

How to Choose a Home Improvement Contractor

  How to Choose a Home Improvement Contractor

Bob Eves, Licensed General Contractor, Owner of Painting and More Selecting a stranger to enter your home, complete work correctly, safely and in a timely manner, and to act with integrity and professionalism can be intimidating. Learn how to check off all of these boxes from someone in the business. Bob explains the expectations of […]

No Comments

features categories

Subscribe below: