Information For Buyers
First-Time Home Buyers
Dreaming of home ownership? While it can be frightening, consumers who have the resources to buy a home shouldn’t shy away from this type of financial decision. But you must be prepared and have the money to do so, or you may incur years of unavoidable debt. With the help of your REALTOR® or real estate representative, and some research, buying a home for the first time will be less overwhelming and complicated. Do not rush into a decision and to prepare well ahead of time.
Here are some tips, guidelines and advice for those who are thinking of buying a home:
Knowing That You're Ready
Know How Much You're Going To Spend Before You Look
Finding The Right Real Estate Representative
Knowing What You Need
Getting a Home Appraised and Inspected
Understanding Your Mortgage Options
Hiring a Lawyer/Title Company
The real estate lawyer or title company reads over the financial documents and handles all aspects including the closing and transfer of the deed to the property. Realtors have a roster of qualified attorneys and title companies they can recommend.