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Finding the Right Home (Where to Begin)

Very few things in life are as exciting--or as nerve-racking--as the search for a house. All the good and bad emotions seem to converge when the house hunting begins. But don't worry, this is a normal reaction- even for seasoned home buyers. (Click for More)

Why is Loan Pre-Approval Important?

It may seem logical to find the home you want to buy first and then deal with getting financing afterwords. However you should know that you run the risk of loosing your dream home if you don't stop and take a few minutes to get prequalified in advance. (Click for More)

Standard Internet Search

Ready to start your home search? The standard home search is free to use and there's no sign up required. It is updated by the St. Louis area Multiple Listing System (MARIS) daily. (Click for More)

 Financing a Home

The Changes to the Truth in Lending Act
 The Truth in Lending Act, commonly referred to as "TILA," was originally enacted in 1968 based upon a Congressional finding that economic stabilization would be enhanced and competition between financial institutions and other lenders engaging in the extension of consumer credit would be strengthened by borrowers' informed use of credit. Congress specifically found that the informed use of credit arises from the consumers' awareness of the cost of that credit. (Click for More)

Home Loans - Use a Mortgage Lender Or Broker?
 Some people just have a preference based on experience and others need to research as to whether they want to use a broker or lender. There are some distinct differences between the two, and it is always good to be informed before you buy. Before subprime lending bit the dust, it used to be a greater advantage to use a mortgage broker. (Click for More)

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 Buying Tips

Should You Rent or Buy?
 Despite what a lot of Real Estate Agents may tell you, buying a home isn't the right decision for everyone. And since a home will probably be the most expensive thing you will ever buy, it should also be a decision you don't take lightly. (Click for More)

Should You Buy a Home on Your Own or Use an Agent?
 Many buyers ask if they can buy a house on our own or if they need to use a Real Estate Agent. The answer is yes, you can do it on your own. The real question may be "do you really want to do it on our own?" (Click for More)

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