Blog by Dave Saran Team

Can You Afford Your New Home’s Energy Bills?

June 20th, 2014

When you are consumed by the details of finding and buying a house it’s easy to overlook another long-term expenditure that could make or break your finances over the course of your homeownership: energy bills.

That affordable mortgage payment could quickly tip into the pain point if your new home comes with a monthly utility outlay you weren’t expecting.

How to do that math:

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8 Things to Avoid Before You Buy a Home

June 6th, 2014

If you have been approved for a mortgage for your next home, you might be assuming you can breathe easy now and just concentrate on packing and preparing for your move. Not yet.

While most of your hard work of building a good credit profile and amassing savings for a down payment and closing costs is behind you, it’s important to remember that your lender will recheck your credit just prior ...