AUTOPLAY
Buy Your First Home
10 steps
Check Your Credit - Your credit score plays a huge part in your ability to secure a mortgage.
1. Check Your Credit - Your credit score plays a huge part in your ability to secure a mortgage.
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Figure Out What You Can Afford-Crunch numbers and decide how much you can put down/pay per month.
2. Figure Out What You Can Afford-Crunch numbers and decide how much you can put down/pay per month.
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Find a Lender- Research, ask questions and shop around. Look for low rates and get pre-approved.
3. Find a Lender- Research, ask questions and shop around. Look for low rates and get pre-approved.
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Choose an EXPERIENCED, LOCAL Realtor-this is your resource to homes, the neighborhood and community.
4. Choose an EXPERIENCED, LOCAL Realtor-this is your resource to homes, the neighborhood and community.
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Find Your Dream Home- Work with your agent to find the perfect home within your budget and criteria.
5. Find Your Dream Home- Work with your agent to find the perfect home within your budget and criteria.
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Make An Offer- determine what you are comfortable paying taking into account updates/repairs.
6. Make An Offer- determine what you are comfortable paying taking into account updates/repairs.
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Obtain A Home Inspection- educate yourself on your new home so you know what you are getting into.
7. Obtain A Home Inspection- educate yourself on your new home so you know what you are getting into.
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Sign Contracts- your offer is now locked in!
8. Sign Contracts- your offer is now locked in!
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Appraisal- the bank will send a representative to determine fair market value based on comps.
9. Appraisal- the bank will send a representative to determine fair market value based on comps.
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Close and move in! Congratulations on the purchase of your new home 🏡
10. Close and move in! Congratulations on the purchase of your new home 🏡
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