6 Simple Steps to a Smooth Home Purchase
1. Check Your Credit:
Before you apply for a home loan, obtain a copy of your credit report and review it.
2. Get Approved
Before you buy, get pre-approved for a mortgage, it will give you an advantage and let you know your limit. To get a rough idea of what kind of mortgage you will be looking at you can use our handy mortgage calculator.
3. Find a Great Buyer's Agent
A Buyer's Realtor's job and fiduciary responsibility is to you, the buyer.
4. Learn About the Neighborhood
Are the schools sought after? What are the crime stats? Is walkability important? Is it a good fit?
5. Protect Yourself
Take the time to read any and all necessary documents ahead of time so you know what to expect.
6. Have Reasonable Expectations
This is an extremely important decision that involves a lot of money, but it will never be perfect. Allow for some flexibility and trust your realtor, you will have a much better time!
If this is your first house purchase, you are no doubt excited and confused. Find out more information you need to know before starting the next chapter in your life!
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