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Rhyan Diller

What buying a home will actually cost you

Everyone knows that buying a home costs money. But how much exactly? While the purchase price of the home makes up the largest component, here are other costs homebuyers should be prepared to pay: Earnest Money This is essentially a down payment or deposit on your new home! It shows the seller that you are a serious buyer by putting some skin in t[...]

The Cost of Waiting To Buy

By LYH broker Rhyan Diller I’m often asked when the best time to buy is. There are always pros and cons to buying at any time of year, and while there is no exact answer, the best time is NOW. Picture this. Leslie decides she's ready to buy a home in the summer of 2019. She looks and looks and finds the perfect single-family home for $485,450 [...]

What Forbearance Means for You

Over 4 million Americans have put their loans into forbearance. Up until recently, there has been a lot of uncertainty about what it means when a borrower's loan goes into forbearance. Will there be a huge lump sum owed at the end of the forbearance period? Will it have an impact on credit? Will people be able to purchase or refinance in the future[...]