So you’re thinking about buying your first home. Your very own house (and mortgage). A place to call — and make — your own.
It’s a big move, literally and figuratively. Buying a house requires a serious amount of money and time. The journey isn’t always easy. It isn’t always intuitive. But when you get the keys to your new home — that, friend, can be one of the most rewarding feelings pretty much ever.
The key to getting there? Knowing the home-buying journey. Knowing what tools are at your disposal. And most importantly? Creating relationships with experts who can help you get the job done.
That’s where this guide comes in. We’ll show you not only the major steps you’ll take during the home-buying process, but also explain the relationships and experts you’ll need along the way.
- Step-by-Step Home Buying Process
- The Ultimate “I Wanna Buy A House” Checklist
- How To Find The Right Agent
- Stress-Free Guide to Shopping For Home Loans
- How To Make An Offer Like A Boss
- What To Expect During A Home Inspection
- Appraisal Tips
- How To Close The Deal
Did You Know?
Not all real estate agents are REALTORS. Agents need to take extra courses and are held to higher ethical standards in order to become a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR. Ask your real estate agent if they are a REALTOR.