What you should know about buying a home in Stallion Springs, Tehachapi, or anywhere in Kern County: One of the most important aspects of home buying is financing your new home. Most folks tend to treat financing as an afterthought. Here are some tips that will help you be prepared: Many lenders currently require down … Continue reading Tehachapi Home Buyers Tip of the Week
Buying your first home in Tehachapi can be an exhilarating experience. Make sure you avoid the common mistakes that some first-time buyers make. For example on a $100,000 mortgage, the difference between a 5% rate and a 6% rate amounts to about $23,000 in interest over the life of the loan. The larger the loan … Continue reading Avoid These Costly Mistakes for First-Time Home Buyers
This is probably nearly the last time I'll talk to you about the tax credits for purchasing a Tehachapi home but I want to make sure you don't miss the opportunity to get the credit if you are eligible. The time to get in on the Federal tax credit ended April 30, 2010, but you … Continue reading CA First Time / New Home Buyer Tax Credit
Tehachapi home buyers may be in a quandary as to whether mortgage rates will rise or remain stable. The second question is whether or not it should make any difference in the timing of your home purchase. Let's look at these issues one at a time. Will mortgage rates rise for Tehachapi area home buyers? I wouldn't … Continue reading Will Mortgage Rates Increase or Remain Stable for Tehachapi Home Buyers?