Maybe you’re buying your first home in Wyoming, or perhaps you’re relocating to Wyoming from another state. Either way, it’s important that you educate yourself on Wyoming home loans before shopping for a home and mortgage. This article explains what you’ll need to know before buying a home in Wyoming:
The median price of a home in Wyoming is $96,600. However, home prices can vary widely between Wyoming zip codes. Foe example, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in the summer of 2005, median home prices were $221,000. Home appreciation rates in Wyoming are slightly below the national average; however, land value per acre in Wyoming is the lowest in the nation.
Wyoming is among the top ten states in the nation for job growth rates. Average interest rates in Wyoming are above the national average. The state of Wyoming does not regulate home radon levels. This means that home buyers must test for radon levels in the home they are purchasing and decide for themselves how much radon is acceptable in their home.
Wyoming law states that mortgage lenders must clearly disclose the terms and conditions of the loan to the borrower within three working days of granting the loan. Lenders cannot ask a borrower to pay any fee other than a loan cancellation fee before loan closing. Additionally, Wyoming law states that lender fees should be reasonable, customary, and should not affect a borrower’s interest.