Buying a Home

  About Jeff Melancon    Home Buying Basics
   Ten Pitfalls to Avoid for the Home Buyer    Tips for the First Time Home Buyer
   Checklist for House Loan Application    Which Mortgage Do I Choose?
   Eight Common Mistakes To Avoid in Property Dealings    Local Services
   New Homes for New Orleans    Online Auctions: Buying your Home Online
   Buying a HUD Home    Real Estate Appraisals
   Is a Home Warranty Necessary?    House Hunting Tips
   Location, Location, Location    Buyer Mistakes to Avoid
   Adjustable Rate Mortgages: What you need to know    FHA Loans: What are they and do you qualify?
   VA Loans: Facts that you should know    The Real Estate Bubble
   When Buying Consider Re-Sale Value   100% Financing for buyers
  RESPA: What it means to you   What are Discount Points?
  What Is Title Insurance   What is Escrow?
  What are Servitudes, Rights of Way, and Restrictive Covenants   Buying a Million Dollar Home
  Is The Fixer-Upper Worth It?   Don’t Be A Victim of Lender Fraud
  Mortgage vs. Deed Trust   Things to Know about HUD for Dummies: Things that you need to know
  What to Expect in Closing Costs   What are Modular Homes?
  What are Buyer Agents and Seller Agents?   Tips to Buying A Foreclosed Home
  Buying a home outside the U.S.   Interest only loans vs. traditional loans: What is the difference?
  How to Select the Right Agent   What to Look for in Investment Properties
  Buyer Open House Strategies   Buying a Historical Home