Welcome to the World of Home Buying!
For most of us, the purchase of a home is the most important financial commitment we will make in our lifetime. Casually mention that you’re thinking about buying your first home and get ready for a plethora of “expert” advice from friends & family. You will hear an abundance of conflicting information and views on the subject. One person will caution you to wait for prices to “adjust”, another person will tell you move quickly before it’s too late. The most important thing for you to do is ensure that you are getting relevant and up to date information in order for you to make educated decisions during this exciting time.
Buying your first home is a chance to pursue your dreams, establish roots in a community, and take the first steps towards long-term financial security. My goal is to ensure that you are educated in the home buying process to ensure that you are able to make the right decisions for you, and purchase the right home for you and your family – AND also buy a home that fits your financial goals!
What you will find in the buyer series is a brief overview of the home buying process. Once we set up some parameters around your goals, we will be able to set up a team of professionals that will assist you in your goal of finding the right home for you as you enter the real estate market.
Your participation is key in the process to ensure that you will get the confidence to know what questions to ask and where to turn for help.
Here are 5 tips to get you started as a first time home buyer.
- Budget – draw up a hard budget and stick to it.
- Wants & Needs – Put together a list of your non-negotiables for your home search
- Connect with a realtor – One who knows the market & area you’re interested. I can connect you with great realtors across the country!
- Market – get to know the pricing in the area or market you’re interested in
- Closing costs – understand all additional costs with a potential home purchase
Let’s get started – Turning your dreams into an Address!!
If you’re considering buying a home or would just like to know more about purchasing a home in today’s market, contact me via email, or call me at 519-824-9050 ext. 235.