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First-timer Primer

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under First-timer Primer, from most recent to least.

First-Timer Primer: A Condo Fee Tutorial

First-Timer Primer: A Condo Fee Tutorial

UrbanTurf Staff | June 28th

Why condo fees are high in some buildings and low in others can be a difficult question to answer. UrbanTurf provides a quick tutorial for buyers on t... read»

First-Timer Primer: The Mortgage Pre-Approval Process

First-Timer Primer: The Mortgage Pre-Approval Process

UrbanTurf Staff | June 27th

As home buyers get the itch to look for a home and start to venture out to open houses, it will behoove them to go through the pre-approval process.... read»

First-Timer Primer: How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

First-Timer Primer: How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

UrbanTurf Staff | June 27th

In this edition of First Timer Primer, we take a closer look at what you are actually paying for when it comes to sending in that monthly mortgage pay... read»

First-Timer Primer: How Much Cash Do You Need to Buy a Home?

First-Timer Primer: How Much Cash Do You Need to Buy a Home?

UrbanTurf Staff | June 27th

To help home buyers and sellers both novice and seasoned, UrbanTurf is running a series of primer articles this week about the buying and selling proc... read»

First-Timer Primer Follow-Up: DC Homebuyer Assistance Programs, Part II

First-Timer Primer Follow-Up: DC Homebuyer Assistance Programs, Part II

Nena Perry-Brown | June 14th

As an addendum to our First-Timer Primer on DC’s homebuyer assistance programs, UrbanTurf is highlighting a couple of additional programs today.... read»

First-Timer Primer: Maryland’s Home Buyer Assistance Programs

First-Timer Primer: Maryland’s Home Buyer Assistance Programs

UrbanTurf Staff | May 25th

Last week, UrbanTurf looked at programs in the District that help homebuyers defray costs. This week, we take a look at a similar list for homeowner... read»

First-Timer Primer: DC's Home Buyer Assistance Programs

First-Timer Primer: DC's Home Buyer Assistance Programs

Lark Turner | May 18th

DC's homebuyer assistance programs can be a bit complex. This edition of First-Timer Primer aims to provide some clarity.... read»

First-Timer Primer: The Do's (But Mostly Don'ts) of Reverse Mortgages

First-Timer Primer: The Do's (But Mostly Don'ts) of Reverse Mortgages

Lark Turner | May 4th

Though the cash offered by a reverse mortgage may seem attractive, many borrowers likely have a better option.... read»

First-Timer Primer: What is a 203K Loan?

First-Timer Primer: What is a 203K Loan?

UrbanTurf Staff | February 1st

In this edition of First-Timer Primer, we look at the ins and outs of the 203k loan.... read»

Buyers Week: The Escalation Clause

Buyers Week: The Escalation Clause

UrbanTurf Staff | March 16th 2018

In this article, UrbanTurf takes a look at escalation clauses, which can be useful in bidding wars.... read»

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