As a home buyer, especially if you're a first time home buyer, the first thing that usually happens is you start driving around or looking on-line for homes. Why not? It's an exciting
First Time Home Buyer? 3 Important Things YOU Need to Know!
Dated: July 16 2019
If you're a first time home buyer, or even a first time in a long time buyer --
1) MAKE SURE the advice you're listening to is accurate. Case in point...if you want to have your own home, & the voices you're listening to are telling you that you can't, do yourself a favor and don't assume. Those voices come in many forms --
*What you read on-line or hear in the "news" (& we all know how accurate the "news" is -- sarcasm intended)
*Your past -- that rental apartment manager who turned you down two years ago; that divorce or bankruptcy that you're thinking may still be on your credit report; bad financial decisions that you're now regretting but are ready to move past
*That "credit karma" report you pulled for yourself -- NOT always accurate!
*Just basic self-doubt & thinking you'll never be able to -- do I have enough money? do I have a good job? can I make the payment?
2) ASK YOURSELF questions like these -- have I been paying rent because I believe I can't buy my own home? Do I want to put my money into my own pocket & build my own credit success, or do I want to continue to help someone else with theirs? Do I want my own home so much that I care about it more than anyone? Come up with some of your own questions & answer them truthfully & seriously.
3) GET REPRESENTATION. A buyer's agent works HARD! As a professional Realtor, I provide time & expertise getting to the bottom of what YOU want & need. I have resources -- a TEAM of people who are experienced in what we do to get you from start to finish. And until you buy a home on closing day, you get that time, experience, loyalty, guidance, AND a listening ear, at no charge. Is that something you knew?
Text FTHB3 to 615-247-5374, or even contact me direct at 615-427-9899, if you’re ready to get serious about buying YOUR own home!
Debbie Cate is a REALTOR® who "Gets it Done!" Born and raised in Tennessee, she and her family put down roots in Murfreesboro in early 1995. She considers herself blessed to have her grown children....
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