12 STEP GUIDE TO BUYING YOUR 1st HOME!
Congratulations on making the decision that this year is the time to buy your 1st place! Now you get to experience all the emotions and anxiety because you realize that this is something you have never done. It involves a commitment, and the most money you will probably spend in your entire life! This is quite understandable, but what you must keep in mind is, countless people have successfully done it before, and you will too…promise!
Of course you know this, but you still feel like this is uncharted waters and you don’t want to make a mistake. Fortunately, the following 12 steps will break down the process and is a practical guide to buying your 1st home.
Here are the steps:
Click this link -> 1) Research and Prepare
2. Check your credit score and history
3. Find a good agent
4. Get pre-approved, by a Local Lender
5. Figure out your down-payment
6. Go Shopping for houses – online!
7. Find your Next Home
8. Make an offer
9. Negotiate the offer….Maybe
10. Get a Home inspection
11. The Appraisal
12. Closing or Settlement
Clink on each link for an in-depth article on each step