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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: How A Retirement Account Can Help Buy A Home

First-Timer Primer: How A Retirement Account Can Help Buy A Home

UrbanTurf Staff | June 17th

A Roth IRA is one of those accounts that people feel is totally off limits until you reach the age of 59 1/2. But that is not entirely true.... read»

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

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

UrbanTurf Staff | June 3rd

In April, 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

UrbanTurf Staff | April 17th

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: What is a 203K Loan?

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

UrbanTurf Staff | October 2nd 2023

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

Understanding Interest Rates and Mortgage Points

Understanding Interest Rates and Mortgage Points

UrbanTurf Staff | September 12th 2023

With interest rates reaching their highest levels in 22 years, it is critically important that borrowers understand how points work.... read»

Five Red Flags to Look For During Condo Document Review

Five Red Flags to Look For During Condo Document Review

Pavan Khoobchandani | September 6th 2023

In this edition of First-Timer Primer, we review five potential red flags you may encounter when reviewing documents for a condominium you are conside... read»

First-Timer Primer: Tax Relief for DC Homeowners

First-Timer Primer: Tax Relief for DC Homeowners

UrbanTurf Staff | August 1st 2023

When you buy a home in the District, you will have to pay property taxes along with your mortgage and homeowner's insurance. Luckily, DC has a few way... read»

First-Timer Primer: How to Buy a House at Auction

First-Timer Primer: How to Buy a House at Auction

UrbanTurf Staff | July 19th 2023

UrbanTurf put together a quick primer on the ins and outs of a home auction.... read»

First-Timer Primer: Taxes and Profit from Selling a Home

First-Timer Primer: Taxes and Profit from Selling a Home

UrbanTurf Staff | June 28th 2023

Here's what you need to know about reporting profit made from the sale of your home.... read»

First-Timer Primer: The Mortgage Pre-Approval Process

First-Timer Primer: The Mortgage Pre-Approval Process

UrbanTurf Staff | June 28th 2023

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»

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