Buying your first home can be a daunting task. realtor.com & Elizabeth Banks are here to help first time homebuyers (like you!) through the (newly-laid flagstone) steps to buying their first home.
Buying a home is so grown-up and impressive, but there are a few things you should think about before you start telling everyone how grown up and impressive you are.
Unless you have a boatload of cash under your mattress, buying a home usually costs more money than you currently have. First, you'll need a competitively-priced loan.
You're really doing it! You know what you can afford and you've got your pre-approval letter. But before you buy the home of your dreams, you've gotta find it first.
Here you are, ready to make an offer on your first home! And since you're about to part with an insane amount of money, it's time to get close to your agent.
There is nothing more awesome than taking ownership of your new dream home. But before you do that, you better loosen up your writing hand. Did someone say paperwork?