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Understanding the Jackson, MO Housing Landscape

Thinking about buying a home in Jackson? Smart move! You picked a lively city with an ideal amount of parks, businesses, and educational opportunities, and we're here to help make your home purchase and move a little easier. We serve 3.8 million customers from coast to coast and have the inside scoop on Jackson's housing scene.

Jackson is growing by the day, which means Jackson homes don't always come cheap. Ongoing support for local businesses and cultural growth have helped to beckon entrepreneurs, retirees, and new graduates to the Jackson area, but so much change also means a strain on housing options, school capacities, and city roads. Even so, Jackson and the surrounding areas still offer a wide range of homes in price and amenities. You can find duplexes, single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and (ideally) your dream home! When buying a home in Jackson, consider the home's location in relation to your everyday activities. If you can, test drive your route to work, school, and the grocery store. Your house's location will affect everything, from your morning routine to how you spend your evenings. Exploring Jackson will also help you get a feel for how homes in east Jackson differ from west Jackson, where to find Jackson's most popular attractions, and what the neighborhoods are like.

Are your finances in the right place to buy a home in Jackson? If you're not sure how to answer that question, contact a Mr. Cooper Mortgage Professional. We think the dream of homeownership should never fade and work to make the journey less worrisome and more rewarding every step of the way. You don't even have to stick with your decision to buy a house in Jackson. We help new and experienced homeowners alike. Walk through the following steps to help you determine if you're financially ready to buy a home in Jackson.

Before anything else, calculate how much house you can afford. This will help you set a price range while house shopping in Jackson. After that, add up the potential monthly payments (including property taxes, insurance, homeowners association fees, home repairs, etc.). It's okay if these numbers are educated guesses. While everyone's situation is different, an online search for Jackson averages will usually give you some solid estimates. Keep in mind that a mortgage payment could make up the majority of most homeowners’ monthly household expenses.

Next, look at how much money you can put toward a down payment. A down payment of at least 20% can help improve your chances of getting a favorable rate and will allow you to avoid private mortgage insurance (PMI). However, down payment requirements can differ depending on the loan type. Here's where it can help to get prequalified for a mortgage. Getting prequalified will give you an idea of how much you might qualify to borrow. Also, check your credit. Credit history is one of the main factors that lenders look at when considering your mortgage application. The better your credit is, the more mortgage options you may be presented with— and who doesn't want more choices in life?

It's Go Time! Buy a House in Jackson, MO

As common as moving is, you'd think we'd all have figured out a less stressful way to do it. And yet, it remains a top stressor in life! But when you get to live in a stellar city like Jackson, moving doesn't seem so challenging. Contact Mr. Cooper as you get ready to buy a house in Jackson. We're here for you every step of the way and Mr. Cooper® Real Estate Rewards can even connect you with a top-performing real estate agent who can potentially save you thousands.*

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