PREPARING TO BUY A HOME


Home buying can be a daunting and complex process.  But witha REALTOR at your side, it doesn't have to be.  Remember, a REALTOR works for you and is there to look after your best interests.  So take a few minutes to learn how a REALTOR can help you find what you're looking for.

 

MOST IMPORTANT!

MAKE SURE YOU ARE READY TO BUY

If you are thinking of buying a home, you have come to the right place!  Ask yourself these questions.......

1.  Are you ready?  Be sure

Few joys can match the pride of owning the roof over your head, but you will have to make some sacrifices.  There's the obvious financial responsibility, but your home will also require constant care.  That's what real pride of ownership is all about.

 

2.  IS YOUR BANK ACCOUNT READY?  CHECK IT TWICE.....

Your first home will be the biggest financial obligation you have ever faced.  You should ideally have saved up some money for a down payment and are managing any debts like student loans or credit cards.  In a couple steps you can determine how much you can afford. 

 

3.  IS RIGHT NOW A GOOD TIME TO BUY?

Markets go up, markets go down and even the smartest experts can't accurately predict when a market will peak or bottom out.  If you are buying a home as a long-term investment (and for long-term enjoyment), you should be protected from short-term changes in the market.  Pick a home that meets the needs of you and your family.  Then you will enjoy living in your investment as it grows in value. 

 

Once you have made that final decision to move forward in purchasing a home, then the fun begins!

 

Watch for next weeks BLOG on Deciding what you want to buy!!

 

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Tammy Waterfield

Tammy Waterfield

REALTORĀ®
CENTURY 21 Westman.com Ltd.
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