First-time Homebuyers

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The position of being a first-time homebuyer can be extremely intimidating and overwhelming. Many people would love to own their own home but don't know where to start. Well right now in the real estate industry, there is much support for those who are facing this scary but exciting phase of their life. Buying a home has many advantages in a financial aspect. Doing so will build your equity over time and gives you the freedom to make changes where you First-time Homebuyerswant.

First off, you should have a credit check done so you can see where you stand. This is an important aspect of the pre-approval process. When you sit down with a lender, they will be able to determine, realistically, where you are depending on your situation. And remember, there is always a program for everyone. If your credit isn't where you want it, they have programs to help you build it in time. Many first time home buyers don’t think they can get qualified for a loan, however, they have assistance and direction that will ease your mind. If you are serious about purchasing a house, they will work with you to get the best possible loan. Check with your lender about special programs for those who are buying homes for the first time. There are specific grants and programs designated to help you, so take advantage of them.

After the pre-approval process, you will be able to understand exactly where you stand when searching for a home. Finding a knowledgeable and diligent real estate agent is your next approach. For first-time homebuyers, ask your friends and family for referrals. The internet is a great way to look up agents along with their testimonials. Interview a few before you commit. Real estate agents have a fiduciary duty to look out for your best interest. They are here to educate and guide you throughout this process.

Lastly, you need to find an attorney to protect you. When choosing an attorney, it's crucial that you look for one that specializes or has substantial experience in real estate. This is one of the most important decisions in the purchasing process. The lawyer you choose will play a large role in protecting you. One that specializes in this industry will help push the process along quicker and smoother. So don't sign any kind of agreement or contract until you have done so. This will guard against any distorted information. The lawyer also has a fiduciary duty to look out for your best interest.

Remember, you are not alone on the road to becoming first-time homebuyers. Everyone wants to own their home, and the knowledge and guidance is out there for you!


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Dale Baker
Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections - Claremont, NH
New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
Howdy and evening Sean
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Have a good one
Dale in New Hampshire
Jun 19, 2013 11:08 AM
Ken's Home Team LLC. | 360.609.0226 | Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA Real Estate Team
Ken's Home Team LLC. - Vancouver, WA

Welcome to Activerain from from all of us at Ken's Home Team. I think you will find this site to be a wealth of knowledge and referrals. This really is the best real estate blogging and real estate network on the internet. If you have any questions about Activerain, reach out to the wonderful Ambassadors here in the rain. (They are a wealth of knowledge and were picked by the Activerain staff for their willingness to help others)

Jun 19, 2013 03:22 PM
Todd Clark
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
Principle Broker Oregon

Welcome to Activerain and I hope you are learning a lot and if you ever need any assistance, don't hesitate to check out my blog, email me, call me, I will be glad to help you in any way possible. Also, check out the main page of Activerain and look for the Activerain University tab, there are lots of educational webinars to help you build your business.

Jun 19, 2013 03:28 PM

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