Denied a mortgage because you are pregnant?

As a house hunter, you are under no obligation to tell your lender that you are pregnant or plan to be pregnant. Pregnancy is not a legal reason for a lender to deny you a mortgage, unless your income changes in a way that makes you no longer qualified for the mortgage. In 2008, when

By |2022-04-24T19:57:40-04:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: buying process, Fair Housing, Legal questions|Tags: , , , |

Wedding bells and house hunting

June is a traditional time to get married. I recall one year, I had the pleasure of attending three weddings in a single season. Only one of the couples was seriously discussing buying a house soon. At 4 Buyers Real Estate, we often get calls from prospective buyers that require the immediate response “Congratulations!” They

By |2019-06-09T19:32:45-04:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: buying process, House Hunting|Tags: , , |

Wedding bells and real estate

This year, I had the pleasure of attending three wedding in a single season. Only one of the couples is seriously discussing buying a house soon. We often get calls from prospective buyers that require the immediate response “Congratulations!” They have a great new job. They are getting married. They are having a baby.  These

By |2021-11-01T18:28:37-04:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: buying process|Tags: , , , , |