What are three myths about buying a house?

Reblogger Joe Jackson
Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty 277320

This blog effectively debunks common myths about buying a house! It's essential for potential buyers to have accurate information to make informed decisions. Thanks for clearing up these misconceptions and providing valuable insights into the home-buying process!

Have a super fantastic week!
Joe Jackson, Realtor-KWCP

Original content by Nancy Moore

1.The notion that you need a perfect credit score to buy a home is a common myth. While a good credit score is beneficial, there are various loan programs available for buyers with less-than-perfect credit. It's essential to consult with a mortgage professional to explore the options tailored to your specific situation.


2.The myth that a 20% down payment is mandatory is far from the truth. Many buyers believe they need a hefty down payment, but there are numerous programs requiring much less. With FHA loans and other options, it's possible to buy a home with a down payment as low as 3.5%. It's crucial to research and understand the diverse financing options available.


3. The belief that you must find the 'perfect' home on your first attempt is another common misconception. The reality is that preferences and priorities evolve, and it's okay to consider a property as a stepping stone towards your dream home. Flexibility and an open mind can lead to a more successful and fulfilling home-buying experience.

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George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Joe Jackson all three are big misunderstandings, especially umber #2 is a very big myth

Jun 18, 2024 12:03 PM