For Sale by Owner Guide
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Assess Your Finances
Check Your Credit Rating
For most people, purchasing a home is a big transaction that involves borrowing a lot of money. Before you begin the loan application process, find out what lenders will see on your credit report and make sure that they have as complete and accurate a picture of your credit history as possible.
Determine What You Can Afford
Get a quick indication of what you can afford by plugging relevant financial information into a payment calculator.
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