Tag Archives: homeownership

Julia Asks… After renting for 10 years, I finally decided to purchase my first home — Any tips to survive homeownership?

Congratulations on purchasing your first home, Julia! I’m sure you are feeling a bit overwhelmed wit all the responsibilities that homeownership brings.  Unfortunately, a home does not come with an owner’s manual or an informative seminar during which you will learn … Continue reading

Crystal Asks… I want to buy a home but dont have any downpayment. Is that possible?

  Yes Crystal – it IS possible.  You may be able to purchase a home with NO money down. You can finance the entire purchase price. However, The only true 0% down payment loan is a VA loan. The VA does … Continue reading

Jon Asks… I want to be prepared to buy a home – what are my responsibilities?

So glad you are thinking ahead and being prepared is the # 1 best way to have a smooth transaction! Get pre-approved for a loan before you begin shopping for a home. This will help determine your price range and approximate … Continue reading

Ron Asks…. Is there down payment assistance to help me buy a house in Aurora?

  Yes there is! Aurora’s Home Ownership Assistance Program (HOAP) is celebrating 45 years of helping homeowners in Aurora! They are dedicated to making homeownership a reality for many families! The Aurora HOAP is a HUD approved counseling agency and … Continue reading