Have you ever thought about looking into financing?
Many people take financing into consideration when making a big purchase, but they often do not know where to start.
So where should you start when considering financing, and in what situations is financing a good idea?
When most people hear the word ‘financing,’ they probably think about the process of buying a house or a car. However, did you know you can use financing for any big purchases?
Let’s say that you realize the siding on your house is very old and needs to be replaced. You may not have the money up front to do this, and you might be asking yourself if it is worth it.
When you make a big purchase to fix up your house, you are not just throwing away money. Remember, these are investments and will raise the price of your house, so when you do sell it one day, it will be worth more than when you bought it.
Did you know that when replacing the siding of a house, the amount you are investing can be recouped up to 70%.
As you can see, financing can definitely be worth it, but where should you start?
The first thing we recommend doing is checking the interest rate for loans. It is good to know exactly what you will be working with. After checking the interest rate, find out how much your monthly payment would wind up being. Now, ask yourself honestly if you can comfortably make this payment. Be truthful with yourself. You don’t want to be stuck in a situation where you can’t make your payments.
It is important to remember to submit to only one financing company.
Why is this?
Every single time you submit an application to a financing company, they will need to check your credit. This credit inquiry will negatively impact your credit score, and with each inquiry, your score will decrease more and more.
Make sure that whatever financing company you choose is reputable such as Service Finance or Greensky.
If you choose to take out a no payments loan for a certain amount of months, be sure you can fully pay it off at the end of the term. If you are not able to pay this on time, you’ll be charged interest from the beginning of the start date. This is definitely something you will want to avoid.
If you are sure you can make your payments on time, then financing is a great option for you!
Now, we know it can be tough when you first start this process, so feel free to reach out to us or other professionals with any questions you have.
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