Making the leap from renter to first-time home buyer can be a daunting process. With so many steps and decisions to make, it can seem overwhelming at times. But it doesn’t have to be!
With the right guidance and preparation, you can make the leap from renter to first-time home buyer smoothly and successfully. In this article, we’ll offer our top 10 tips for first-time home buyers so you can make the transition without any hiccups.
Home Buyers: 10 Step Buying Process 1. Save Your Down Payment Many people believe you need a 20% down payment to buy a home. There are loans available that allow buyers to put down as little as 3% or 0% with a VA or USDA Loan. 2. Know Your Credit Score Your credit score is […]
A newly independent adult, a growing family or empty nesters are life transitions that often trigger a home purchase. Here are some housing tips for each stage in life.
Today’s Real Estate Market Unlike Any OtherIf you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part of a home purchase—is receiving more attention than ever.That’s because […]
If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends.Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment.With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to distinguish fact from […]
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