First Time Home Buyers

There are a wide variety of reasons people purchase their first home. Whether it’s due to moving to a better area, finding a larger home, or simply the desire to own, all these factors play a role in the home buying process. It’s a big decision, and our agents are here to help! Contact one…

A Guide to Buying Your First Home

1. Meet with a sales associate. Why Should I Use a Real Estate Agent?   2. Get pre-approved for a mortgage. Why Should I Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage? How Much Home Can I Afford? Mortgage Approval and Student Loans   3. Search for your first home. My HomeFinder Listing Status   4. Find your home…

Defining Your Ideal Home

The property you buy will be much more than a house; it will be your home. So before you go out and view houses, understand what you are looking for. Try answering the following questions to help you clarify the things that are most important to you in your ideal home and neighborhood. Defining Your Ideal…

Mortgage Approval and Student Loans

Are you looking to purchase your first home – either in the next month or year, but feel that your student loan payments are holding you back? Don’t get discouraged and push the dream of owning your first home aside. It is possible for you to be approved for a mortgage while you are still…

Plan Ahead for Homeownership

Studying for your college courses? Focusing on athletics? Starting your new career? Even if you’re not quite ready to buy your first home, it is important to position yourself so when you decide to take the next step, you are completely ready. Start with: 1.    Building good credit Sign-up for a credit card but pay…