Buying your first home is an exciting experience with many ups and downs along the way, so much so that you may find yourself getting so wrapped up in the journey that you overlook the smaller, less obvious details. Here are our top five tips that every first-time homeowner should know.
Invest in your home’s protection
Homeowners insurance covers damage to your home that is due to circumstances named in your policy, but they don’t cover everything and sometimes you just need a little more safety. You can also get a home warranty plan and getting one as soon as possible will help you to spread out and cover the cost of any needed repairs.
Increase your chances of getting a lower interest rate
Improving your credit score can really help you before applying for a loan. Your credit score is how lenders judge your reliability in paying …