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Home Buying in Rice Lake : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Nov 28, 2014
Debby Buffa answered:
Once you have spoken to a lender and find out what you can afford, select the location you would like to live. You can choose by school district, access to highways, distance to/from work, etc. Then, drive through the area during daytime and evening, both on a weekend and during the week to see if the location suits your needs. Make sure you have written down your top "must haves" in a home or if these can be negotiated if you see something you really love. As your lender will also tell you, don't open any new charge accounts or purchase any large items during this time, wait until after closing. The most important thing to do is talk to a full time Realtor who is experienced and will be able to guide you to a successful closing. ... more
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Jason Grubba answered:
kndreed2001 - I am located in southeastern Wisconsin and lend statewide! Please feel free to contact me!
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Mon Apr 18, 2011
Ron Meyer, (920) 788-9608 answered:
Hi Tracy,

The first thing you should do is talk with a couple of lenders about getting preapproved. Depending on the area you are looking in FHA has a mortgage program with as little as 3.5% downpayment which can be gifted. USDA Rural Housing also offers a program with no money down in certain areas of the state.

I would be more than happy to discuss in more detail about the entire home buying process and answer any questions you may have.
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