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    Are you ready to buy a homes?

    • Have you had a steady source of income for 2-3 years and is it a reliable source?
    • Do you have any outstanding debts such as credit card or car payments?
    • Do you have money for a down payment?
    • A good record of paying your bills?
    • The means to pay a monthly mortgage?

    Determine your needs

    Make a note of why you are looking for a new home. Is your family growing, would you like to build equity, are you moving to a new town? Create a mental picture of what you would like your future house to look like. Make a list of must have items and another list of items you would like to have. It’s extremely important to know exactly what you need in your new home. Give yourself a time frame for buying a home. This will keep you on track and give you a guideline to follow. Your agent will be able to assist you once they know exactly what you want and will help to fulfill you needs.

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    Shop for a Loan and Become pre-approved

    Save money by doing your homework. Talk to several lenders, compare costs and interest rates, negotiate to get a better deal. Consider getting pre-approved for a loan.

    Once you choose a lender, they will perform an extensive check on your current financial status. They will determine the loan amount you will be eligible for. Doing this will help the seller know you are capable of buying a home and that no problems will arise.

    Make an Offer

    Discuss the process with your real estate agent. If the seller counters your offer, you may need to negotiate until you both agree to the terms of the sale.

    Get a Home Inspection

    Make your offer contingent on a home inspection. An inspection will tell you about the condition of the home, and can help you avoid buying a home that needs major repairs.

    Homeownership Is an Investment in Your Future

    There are many people thinking about buying a home, but with everything affecting the economy , some are wondering if it’s a smart decision to buy now or if it makes more sense to wait it out. As Bob Broeksmit, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), explains : “The desire for homeownership is strong. Many prospective buyers are waiting for the …

    Key Advantages of Buying a Home Today

    There’s no doubt buying a home today is different than it was over the past couple of years, and the shift in the market has led to advantages for buyers today. Right now, there are specific reasons that make this housing market attractive for those who’ve thought about buying but have sidelined their search due to rising mortgage rates. Buying a home in any …

    What’s Going on with Home Prices? Ask a Professional.

    If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home this year, you may have questions about what’s happening with home prices today as the market cools. In the simplest sense, nationally, experts don’t expect prices to come crashing down, but the level of home price moderation will depend on factors like supply and demand in each local market. That means, moving forward, home price …

    Prioritizing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer in Today’s Market

    There’s no denying mortgage rates are higher now than they were last year. And if you’re thinking about buying a home, this may be top of mind for you. That’s because those higher rates impact how much it costs to borrow money for your home loan. As you set out to make a purchase this winter, you’ll need to be strategic so you can …

    What You Want To Know If You’re Pursuing Your Dream of Homeownership

    If you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your goals and priorities for the months and years ahead. And if homeownership ranks high on your goal sheet, you’re in good company. Many of your peers are also pursuing their dream of owning a home. The 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Borrower Sentiment Report from Maxwell says: “Many young adults have demonstrated their …

    Why There Won’t Be a Flood of Foreclosures Coming to the Housing Market

    With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat of the crash we saw in 2008. But in truth, there are many key differences between what’s happening today and the bubble in the early 2000s. One of the reasons this isn’t like the last time is the number of foreclosures …

    Home Sweet Home: The Emotional Benefits of Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Some Highlights While there are many financial perks to owning a home, there are also powerful non-financial benefits to consider if you’re thinking about making a move . Homeownership allows you to express yourself, gives you greater privacy and comfort, enhances your connection to your community and loved ones, and is an achievement to feel proud of. Let’s connect today to discuss all that …

    What Buyers Need To Know About the Inventory of Homes Available for Sale

    If you’re thinking about buying a home , you’re likely trying to juggle your needs, current mortgage rates, home prices, your schedule, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. If this sounds like you, here’s one key factor that could help you with your decision: there are more homes for sale today than there were at this time last …

    Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

    This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months , we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power for consumers. And, this month, the average rate …

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