What to consider when shopping for your first home.
The first time through the home-buying experience can be both exciting and stressful! You have high hopes and dreams and your wish-list is probably pretty long. And then you run into some sticker shock along the way. How do you make sure that first home purchase is the RIGHT one for you? Here are a few things to consider when shopping for your first home.
Work with a licensed Realtor: The first time through, especially, you need a professional to help you navigate the journey. A Realtor can help you save time by fine-tuning your search, and save you money, by knowing the market values and being your chief negotiator.
Determine your neighborhood: You’ve heard the saying ‘location, location, location’ – so know the area that you want to live and concentrate your search in that area.
Must-haves: What are those…
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