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Jun 14, 2016

Home Buying Tips

The home buying process can be overwhelming. Americans say they spend more time researching a home purchase than any other major investment. So, we've put together five tips to help you navigate the process. Here's what to keep in mind when shopping for your dream home. Happy hunting!

1

Housekeeping

Gather all of your documents. Things like tax returns, pay stubs, etc. Getting these items ready now will save you time in the long run.

2

The Loan / Know Your Budget / What Can You Afford

Figure out how much house you can afford and stick to looking at properties within your budget/ up to that price point. Know what you can afford based on your own budget—as well as what your lender will approve.

3

Your Needs / Think About Your Lifestyle

How much space do you need? What size building suits you best? Do you dream of ocean views or is city skyline more your style? Sit down and write a wish list of everything you want in your home. Now, do the same for everything you need. Prioritize the things you can't live without and the things that you can.

4

Know The Market

Do your research. Let us help answer your questions about the real estate market. Remember, there are other buyers out there looking for the same fabulous home at a great price. We can help you recognize a great opportunity—and give you an edge on the competition.

5

Begin Your Search

We want to know exactly what your dream home looks like. And because we are experts in our field, we deeply understand that your new home purchase is all about you. So, we promise to ask questions and listen to your answers. We promise to listen not just with our ears, but with our hearts. And, in the unlikely event that we do not have what you need, we are happy to guide you to other home-buying opportunities. We are committed to helping you find a home you love—and we intend to prove it.

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