Home Buying Pitfalls for Unmarried Couples

Collier Swecker video blogs about a few issues that unmarried couples face when buying a home together. There are a few legal and economic issues that couples must look at before putting earnest money on their new home. When unmarried couples buy a home together they need to make sure that both of them are named on the mortgage and ensure that they have an understanding of each other’s finances in case of job loss, health problems or anything that will cause financial problems.  Unmarried couples need to make sure that they have a game plan in case one of them cannot contribute to the financial responsibilities that come with home ownership, even if the problem may be temporary. If you have any questions or comments email me at Collier@MegaAgents.com, visit my blog at www.CollierSwecker.com or my website at www.MegaAgents.com.

About Collier Swecker

Collier Swecker is a licensed real estate broker, attorney, blogger, speaker and entrepreneur. He is the founding partner of the Mega Agent Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Advantage which ranks as one of the top selling real estate teams in Alabama. Collier also acts as a business and marketing consultant for small business start-ups.

Collier graduated from Auburn University (B.A., 1998), Cumberland School of Law (Juris Doctor, 2002) and Washington University School of Law in St. Louis (Masters of Law in Taxation, 2003). Collier was the principal partner of the law firm Swecker and Sparks LLC for 3 years before leaving the law practice for real estate development and sales.

Collier is a native of Yorktown, Virginia and currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, Amanda Capps Swecker. Collier & Amanda are the proud parents to a beautiful daughter, Julia Abigayle. They have one dog named Kramer.

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