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How Much Should You Spend On Your First Home?

Posted by Peoples Bank on Oct 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

There's nothing quite like shopping for a house as a first time homebuyer. Better yet, you may have found a home that seems to best fit you and your family's needs. But now comes the tricky part - can you afford it?

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Progression of the Home Buying Process

Posted by Peoples Bank on Oct 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

There's nothing quite like the feeling of buying a new home, and after months of careful planning you're ready to take the first step. But the process of purchasing a home can seem a little intimidating at times, especially if you're a first-time buyer.

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Understanding Property Taxes Before You Buy

Posted by Peoples Bank on Oct 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

Knowing the costs of homeownership is an important part of the process before you buy. There will be other expenses beyond your monthly mortgage payment, such as property taxes.

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What's the Real Cost for Closing on Your House?

Posted by Peoples Bank on Sep 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

It seems simple enough - your house has sold for the price you wanted and now all you have to do is pocket that sum of money. Not so fast. Home sellers and buyers often forget about closing costs that affect both of them in a real estate transaction.

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What Not To Do Before Buying a House

Posted by Peoples Bank on Sep 13, 2016 11:55:34 AM

You've been approved for a mortgage on your next home in the West Texas area and may already be dreaming about new furniture, landscaping, interior designs, and so on. You're excited, and with good reason - but don't relax just yet.

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Home Loan Center Feature: Yi-Yuan Lee

Posted by Peoples Bank on Aug 31, 2016 11:08:22 AM

Yi-Yuan Lee, owner of United Martial Arts in Lubbock, TX, recently visited the Home Loan Center. Here's what Yi-Yuan had to say about working with Renessa and Peoples Bank:

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Home Loan Center Feature: Patricia Collins

Posted by Peoples Bank on Aug 5, 2016 3:33:04 PM

Shortly after Patricia moved to Lubbock, she began deciding if buying a home was right for her, even though she had owned a home before. Read more about her experience working with Lacie of our Home Loan Center to work toward her admirable goal of owning a home once again:

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Home Loan Center Feature: Ann Schooler

Posted by Peoples Bank on Aug 3, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Ann Schooler, owner of Miss Ann’s Classic Diner, purchased her home with the help of our Home Loan Center. Here's what she had to say about her experience:

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Home Loan Center Refinance Feature: Lance Landusky

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jul 25, 2016 3:50:55 PM

We were honored to offer the best option to Lance Landusky as he began the process of refinancing his home. Here's what Lance had to say about his experience working with Renessa and the Peoples Bank Home Loan Center team:

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Home Loan Center Feature: Cristobal Ybarra

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jul 15, 2016 2:22:04 PM

Cristobal Ybarra was a first time home buyer who recently purchased a home with the help of Cody Cypert from our Home Loan Center. Learn more about Cristobal's experience:

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