5 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Home
Buying a home can be really overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! I’m sharing on Living Well Spending Less how to navigate interest rates, breeze through inspections, and detect important warning signs during the entire home-buying process. A must-read for anyone buying a home the first time around, or just looking to relocate!
Here’s an excerpt:
Although everyone has their own idea of what the American Dream really looks like, you can’t deny that for many, homeownership is toward the top of that list. There’s something incredibly satisfying about buying your own place, making it yours, and taking responsibility for the repairs and upkeep. Okay, maybe not so much that last one, but you know what I mean!
However, the home-buying process can be pretty complex, and for first-timers, it’s hard to know exactly how to navigate in between interest rates, inspections, and negotiating a great deal.
After purchasing two separate homes in the past 5 years, I’m nowhere near an expert, but I have learned a lot along the way. If you’re thinking of taking the leap into homeownership, this post will help you get it right the first time. Although, these principles are a pretty good reminder for those getting ready to buy again too!