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Buying a home isn’t just about finding a home that suits your needs. It is also about what you can afford. If you’re not sure just what your budget will be, then take a look at How Much Can You Afford? and How Much Can You Borrow?. Another handy tool that every potential homebuyer will want is a mortgage calculator. Just enter in your info and find out just how big (or small) your monthly mortgage will be.

As you look at houses, you should also be looking at mortgage loans and mortgage brokers. Finding the Right Lender will help you locate a potential mortgage lender as well as learn the difference between mortgage rates. Refinancing Tips has additional advice when it comes to getting a mortgage loan. If you already have a mortgage but would like get some money for a big purchase, you may want to look into refinancing your home.

You’ve found your home! That means it's time to come up with an offer – are you ready? If you're not sure, then check out Buyers Remorse. Creating a Good First Offer explains how to make an offer that will appeal to a seller. And if you think your offer is all about money, then you need to read Money Isn’t Everything, which has some suggestions on what else you can offer a seller that won’t cost you a cent. You will also want to know just why type of market you are making an offer in, which is outlined in Negotiating Strategies.

Anxious about what happens after you’ve made an offer on a home? Well, wonder no more because After You Pitch an Offer details everything you need to know.

If you’re concerned about how your purchase will affect your taxes, then Mortgages, Taxes, and Insurance is the article for you. Here you will find tax tips as well as information on just how much of your purchase or sale you can deduct from your taxes. Homeowners will want to read Home Owner Tax Benefits.

Are you looking to sell your home? Then make sure you get it appraised before you put it on the market. Hiring a professional to do this will help you get a better price for your home. Real Estate Appraisal will help you understand just what an appraiser can do for you and what type of qualifications they need to have.