Making a Home Offer

Once you've found a home you want, it's time to negotiate the price. Here's what you should consider when preparing to make an offer.

You've been preapproved for a mortgage loan and know exactly how much you can afford. Now, it's time to decide what you're willing to pay for the place you want. Here are some tips on how to choose a home that meets your needs and your budget:

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