Planning for a Home Down Payment

August 14, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Buying a home is a milestone worth celebrating, but it takes planning and preparation before signing the closing documents to ensure the purchase doesn’t become more of a burden than a blessing. Proper planning involves determining how big of a down payment you need and saving money for that down payment. Here are some pointers to get you...

Topics: Mortgage Lending, First Home, Home Owners, Home Improvements

How to Budget for Your First Home

July 30, 2019 by First Federal Bank

Homeownership is an exciting achievement, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Entering into home-ownership when you’re ready is more important than doing so right away. Starting off on the right foot can positively impact future home-buying opportunities, while rushing into a situation you’re unprepared for can limit your options down the road.

Topics: Budgeting, First Home