Dreaming of owning your first home? Tired of paying out hundreds or thousands of dollars on rent for a home or apartment that doesn't feel like yours? Take heart! Changing from renter to homeowner may be easier than you think and we are here to help!
Where do you start?
First, Choose your Real Estate Agent!
You'll also want to learn the financing basics. Get pre-approved and become a smart shopper.
When you buy your first home, making monthly payments probably won't be a problem. After all, you're already paying rent to your landlord each month. It's coming up with the lump sum needed for a down-payment that may seem impossible. Fortunately, there are options to make buying your first home a happy reality.
Programs for first-time buyers. There are several local and federal government programs that help first time buyers get into the housing market. Ask us about these options.
Need financial solutions?
Credit or tax problems. Do you have problems with your credit rating or owe money in taxes? Buying your first home is still a possibility. Credit and debt issues can be resolved with time and the right plan.
If necessary, contact a financial advisor or tax resolution service.