BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – Shopping for a Home

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SHOP WISELY

In addition to knowing what you can afford, it is equally important to connect with a realtor that you are comfortable working with. Realtors are experts with respect to the legal aspects of purchasing a home, and are knowledgeable about the features and characteristics of your community. Your realtor will arrange for you to view several homes, and once you have decided on a home your realtor will guide you through the process of making an offer. Continue reading “BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – Shopping for a Home”

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BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – Overview of Mortgage Pre-Approval

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MORTGAGE PRE-APPROVAL – KNOW WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD

Before you even venture out to look at houses for sale, it is a good idea to meet with your mortgage professional to complete an application and determine how much you are qualified to borrow. This will help you determine the price range you can be looking at, as well as give you an opportunity to learn more about how mortgages work. Continue reading “BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – Overview of Mortgage Pre-Approval”

BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – Building Your Team

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BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME

You will hear over and over that buying a home is the biggest financial commitment most people make. Regardless of whether you have purchased a home in the past, or are looking to buy your first home, you will find that the more prepared you are, the less stressful the process will be. There are three simple steps you can take to make sure you understand the process and are able to make informed decisions:

  • WORK WITH A TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS (Mortgage Broker, Realtor, Lawyer/Notary)
  • KNOW WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD
  • SHOP WISELY

Keep in mind that every homebuyer’s situation is unique, and everyone’s level of knowledge is different.  Continue reading “BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – Building Your Team”