Spring is a great time to buy and sell real estate because everybody else thinks it’s a great time to buy and sell real estate! Warmer weather encourages people to go outside more often and tour more homes, and the impending promise of summer and vacation time tends to make sellers a little friendlier with their negotiation tactics. Spring also makes people crave change, and what better way to shake up your life than by buying or selling a home? [Read more…]
This post is the second in the series Buying a Car With Bad Credit, discussing how to save money on a loan with a high interest rate. If you do not already have an auto loan, read the first post in the series: Securing an Auto Loan.
Subprime buyers, or consumers with low credit scores, often face auto loans with starting interest rates as high as 14%. A low credit score makes lenders nervous, so they will charge higher rates to ensure they make money from the transaction. If you’re reading this article, you probably already know this because you probably already have an auto loan with a high interest rate. Luckily for you, we’ve got some helpful tips on how to save money on that auto loan or, at the very least, to avoid watching your credit score tank as the fees start to pile up. [Read more…]
This article is the second in the series Buying a Car With Bad Credit, discussing how to avoid losing money on your auto purchase at the dealership. If you do not yet have an auto loan and would like to know how to secure one at a reasonable interest rate, read the first article in the series— Securing an Auto Loan.
Consumers buying on low credit, also known as subprime buyers, are a vulnerable group and salespeople know it. [Read more…]
This article will be the first in a 3-part series about buying cars with bad credit. Here, we tackle the what you need to do before you buy a car—primarily, that you successfully apply to and are approved for an auto loan at a decent interest rate. Before reading on, however, keep in mind that if you can avoid buying a car with bad credit, please do. [Read more…]