Category Archives : mortgage qualifying

Renting in Orange County is now even less affordable

Competition for housing makes renting more costly It seems renting—particularly on single-family homes—is continuing its trend higher. And based on studies from one industry player, that means bad news for renters. House rents averaged $3,114 a month in Orange County during the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Irvine-based HomeUnion, a company that helps investors […]

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Still Don’t Have Your Pre-Approval Letter?

There is one particular document just about all home buyers should have prior to viewing a home they are considering making an offer on. It’s known as a pre-approval letter. Most licensed real estate agents and won’t make an appointment for you to see the inside of home without that all important document. In high […]

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4 Questions You Need to Know Before Buying a Home

How Much Home Can You Afford? This is one of the top questions home buyers have. Having said that, it may be the incorrect question in terms of your finances. Rather than trying to afford the highest home price a lender tells you, it may be better to figure out the maximum monthly payment you […]