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Important Tips for First Time Home Buyers

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As I known, the main roadblock when buying house is cash. Before you looking for a housing loan, make sure that you handle your income and current expenses very well. This is the basic information that you should know you are get ready to buy your first home. Normally, I will consider the factors as below:

1. Down Payment

Normally, down payment of 10-20% will make you easier to qualify for a housing loan in today’s market. If you don’t have much money for your down payment then you still can find other program that does not require you to put down payment. But, you have to have good credit so later time you won’t have any financial crisis.

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How Much Should You Spend On Car?

Do you think we should think about our net worth before thinking to buy any car? It is important to determine the price that you can pay. For instant, if your car cost you RM100k & your net worth is RM200k, then you have spent 50% of your net worth on the car.

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Many people may have their dream of a car model that has caught their eye. Or probably the features of a car will make them driving more pleasurable. However, the first thing that you should consider is about your financial ability. Then only estimate what price range that you can afford. Am I right?

There are 2 common thing that you should think carefully and plan wisely:

i) Down payment – How much can you pay for your deposit in cash
ii) Monthly payment – If you plan to get car loan, then what is the maximum payment that you can afford each month?

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My financial advise for you: It’s better to put down as much first deposit as you can (preferably at least 20%, for me, I will try to put 50%), this is to minimize the amount of money that you need to borrow, meanwhile it can reduce monthly payment and the amount of car interest that you will pay at the end. Plus, buying car is not just installment; we need to take into account maintenance, fuel etc.

Why We Should Buy Car Even Malaysia Car So Expensive?

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