This Element is an excerpt from Homebuyers Beware: Who's Ripping You Off Now? - What You Must Know About the New Rules of Mortgage and Credit by Carolyn Warren, available in print and digital formats.
Five fun, easy steps that can move you quickly towards home ownership - whatever your finances look like right now! If your credit is so ugly it scares Frankenstein and you don't have the cash for a large down payment, set your eyes on your goal. Although you might not qualify today, you can get there in six to 12 months if you get busy on my five-step plan.