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6 Easy Steps to Buying Your First Home

February 15, 2022 | Posted by: Sharon Patton

Buying a home can be an exciting time, but also one that is stressful and uncharted territory for the first-time homebuyer.  To make it simple and a lot smoother we have broken it down into 6 Easy Steps to Buy your first home. These steps can also be applied to making a move up in the housing market, thinking of a vacation property, or even looking at investment opportunities. 

Step 1 – Find Out What You Can Afford 

  • Put your finances in order 

  • Get pre-approved for a mortgage today!!! 

Step 2 – Plan and Learn 

  • House Type

  • Neighborhood 

  • Amenities 

  • Transit 

Step 3 – Search 

  • Get help from a realtor 

  • Visit open houses 

Step 4 – Buy 

  • Put in a qualified offer to purchase 

Step 5 – Get a Mortgage 

  • Let’s work together ad decide which options work best for you, discuss fees and what to expect for closing costs 

Step 6 - Move In

  • Pack up your belongings

  • Book a truck 

  • Set up your utilities 

  • Enjoy your new home 

Let’s get you pre-approved today and take the first step and reduce the stress of buying your first home. This way you can start your search armed with what you can afford to make an offer. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have and remember we are here for you each step of the way on your homeownership journey. 

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