Buying a Second Home

18 Nov Buying a Second Home

Buying a Second Home

If you are considering home ownership, now is a great time to buy a home. But, what about buying a second home? This was the recent topic of a blog from Keeping Current Matters.

Sooner or later, you will be at a stage in your life where buying a second home for investment or vacation is feasible. No matter what stage you’re at in your life, buying a home is still an important decision. Arthur Rutenberg Homes understands.

The major difference between buying a second home versus your first home is your knowledge. So do your research!
[spoiler title=”Learn What You Do Want” style=”fancy”]If investment property, it is a good idea to live nearby for emergencies.  If vacation property, it  pays especially when you live far away to speak with locals about the area. Find out if the area fits with your lifestyle and interests.[/spoiler]

[spoiler title=”Learn What You Can Afford” style=”fancy”]Make sure your finances are in order. There are stricter lending and mortgage requirements for second mortgages. Plus, the tax considerations are different based on the use of the home.[/spoiler]

When you are ready to get on the path to finding an Arthur Rutenberg Home, we are here to help! Because choosing a home that fits you is what we do. You dream. We build.

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