Mortgages

A Guide To Buying Your First Home In Bucks County

August 22nd, 2018
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Whether you’re a single person, newly married couple, or young family looking to put down roots, the process of buying a first home can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. That’s why we created this guide to buying your first house in Bucks County. From answering the not-so-simple question of how much you can afford, to mapping out your budget as a homeowner, we’ll walk you through the process of moving from home browser to homeowner. When you’re ready to start, our First-Time Homebuyer Program offers localized expertise and assistance to buyers just like you. How Much House Can You Afford? [ read more ]

Bucks County Relocation Guide: What You Need to Know for a Successful Move

August 1st, 2018
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Here at The First, we think Bucks County is a great place to call home. How do we know for sure? We’ve been banking here for more than 150 years, getting to know local residents and businesses. So whether you’re relocating to Bucks for a job opportunity, or just looking for a nice place to raise a family, we’ve compiled all you need to know about the various regions (upper, central, lower) and their main towns, as well as average home prices, cost of living, and more. We hope you find our Bucks County relocation guide helpful, and we can’t [ read more ]

What type of mortgage is right for you?

June 3rd, 2013
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Moving can be both exciting and stressful, but don’t let mortgage worries keep you from pursuing your dream home. No matter whether you are looking at a single-family house, condo, or townhome, there are mortgage options available in Bucks County. The thought of a mortgage can be overwhelming when you see a large lump sum of cash that you will owe. But this is going to be financed over a much longer time than other purchases you have made. One of the first steps is to evaluate your current monthly expenses. Consider things such as credit card debt, car payments, [ read more ]