First-Time Home Buyers...KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!!

Real Estate Agent with Century 21 Property Professionals S60277000

First-Time Home Buyers…Knowledge Is Power!

It is overwhelming, frustrating, and confusing when you don’t know the steps to buying a home. In fact many people get discouraged and give up. Doing the proper steps and working with a professional who educates you through the process makes buying a home easier.

Pre- Approval

  • This tells you how much you can afford to spend on a home.

Make a list

  • Features you must have and features you can live without. (Such as a dishwasher, bathroom, garage, tile floors, and so on.)

Know what style of home you want

  • New Construction
  • Older Home
  • Ranch
  • 2 Story

Time is of the essence

  • Home on the market today…Gone tomorrow. (There are other buyers out there looking for a home also. Sleeping on it isn't always the best decision.)


Listed above are just a few steps to help you get started. Contact me to walk you through the rest of steps to purchase your home. I am always here to help and answer questions.




Posted by

Sherry Ann Reed, - REALTOR®

Century21 Property Professionals

1313 N. Roosevelt

Burlington, Iowa 52601

319-753-6000 x 136 Office

319-750-4044 Mobile *




Licensed in the State of Iowa


Comments (4)

Elysse Bulloch
Calgary, AB

Great info for first time home buyers people need to know how it works its a big investment.

Jul 05, 2010 08:08 AM
Charlie Ragonesi - Big Canoe, GA
Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros

your number one point IS the number one thing buyers need to good. Good post a list is very important but rarely seen

Jul 05, 2010 08:09 AM
Liz Flint
Century 21 Hardee-Team Realty - Houston, TX
Houston\Tomball Realtor (832)816-8066

Hi Sherry Ann, what a great blog.  I'm sure you can answer questions for buyers and help them in the home buying process.

Jul 05, 2010 08:41 AM
Sherry A. Reed
Century 21 Property Professionals - Burlington, IA

I am LOVING the support. Thanks everyone!

Jul 05, 2010 08:55 AM