The Process of Buying a Home in Nanuet, NY

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Get Familiar with the Lay of the Land in Nanuet, NY

Ready to lay down some roots and buy a house in Nanuet? Awesome! You picked a lively city with a dynamic selection of parks, businesses, and educational opportunities, and we're here to help make your house hunt, purchase, and move more streamlined. We serve 3.8 million customers from coast to coast and know the Nanuet housing market well.

Given all of New York's growth, Nanuet homes aren't always easy to find at a comfortable price. Ongoing cultural expansion and economic growth have helped to entice retirees, new businesses, and young families to the Nanuet area, but so much change also means a strain on housing options, school capacities, and city roads. Despite this, Nanuet and the surrounding areas still offer an array of home styles and prices. You can find townhomes, condos, single-family homes, duplexes, and (fingers-crossed) your perfect home! When looking to buy a house in Nanuet, consider how near or far away the home is from the places you visit most. If possible, test drive your trip from the house to work, school, and the grocery store. The location of your house will impact virtually every part of your life. Traveling around Nanuet will also give you an idea of why homes in west Nanuet are priced differently than homes in east Nanuet, what the neighborhoods are like, and where to find Nanuet's hottest attractions.

Are you financially prepared to buy a house in Nanuet? Reach out to a Mr. Cooper Mortgage Professional if you don't know how to go about answering that question. We believe in keeping the dream of homeownership alive and work to make the journey less worrisome and more rewarding every step of the way. You could choose to buy a home in New York or elsewhere. We work with experienced homeowners and first-time homeowners alike. Start with the following steps to help you figure out if your finances are in the right place to buy a house in Nanuet.

Before anything else, estimate how much house you can afford. This will help you set a price range while house shopping in Nanuet. Next, map out your potential monthly payments (including property taxes, insurance, home repairs, homeowners association fees, etc.). No need to have an exact amount. While everyone's situation is different, an online search for Nanuet averages will usually give you some solid estimates. Remember that the bulk of your monthly homeowner expenses could be your monthly mortgage payment.

Next, figure out what a realistic down payment would be for you. Putting at least 20% down will improve your chances of getting a favorable rate and will allow you to avoid private mortgage insurance (PMI). That said, down payment requirements can differ depending on the loan type. At this stage, getting prequalified for a loan can be extremely helpful. Prequalification points you in the right direction as far as how much you may be eligible to borrow. Also, take a good look at 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 more options are always good!

Move Up and Out: Buying Your Dream House in Nanuet, NY

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 Nanuet, moving doesn't seem so challenging. Contact Mr. Cooper as you prepare to buy a house in Nanuet. We're here to help you along the way and Mr. Cooper® Real Estate Rewards can even connect you with a high-performing real estate agent who may be able to help you save thousands.*

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