These are helpful tips on what NOT to do while you're looking for a home or already in escrow.
The path to home ownership, especially for first time buyers can be daunting, but it can be a great experience, with the right agent guiding you. A home is the largest single investment most people ever make. There is a lot to consider when you start thinking about purchasing a home. Below are some questions to think about as you begin your journey to buying a home.
Am I ready to buy?
What area do I want to live in?
How much home do I really need?
What home features are most important to me?
What home features are my "must-haves"?
How far am I willing to commute daily?
In addition to the above questions, click below to get some additional tips from Laura for prospective buyers - from questions to ask a lender to a basic budget worksheet. It will open in a new window and you can save locally to your computer.
Once you know the answers to these types of questions, I can help you get answers to questions like these:
How much can I afford for a monthly mortgage payment?
How much should I have for a down payment?
What kind of loan is best for me?
What and how much are "closing costs"?
What are some of the other costs I need to consider when I own a home?
Who can I talk to about a loan?
Do I need a home inspection?
Fill out the quick form to the left and I'll be happy to talk with you and get you on the right path!
View Laura's Prospective Buyer Tips
Below are some helpful tips for home buyers. Click the button to view the PDF file. It will open in a new window and you can save it locally to your computer.
Items Needed To Make An Offer To Purchase
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