How to Holiday Shop After Getting Pre-Approved for a House

Congratulations! You've jumped that critical first hurdle toward homeownership—getting pre-approved for a house loan. But that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear to spend like crazy for the holidays. In fact, you should be more cautious, according to Trulia. In a recent blog, they recommend three “don’ts” to follow to ensure that closing on your dream home is hassle-free. In addition to the obvious caution against racking up any new credit card debt, they also warn against doling out cash for … [Read more...]