Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will make in a lifetime. As a first time home-buyer it is even more stressful. In this podcast we will talk about programs and tips to know when buying your first home to make the process easier. Here is a snapshot of things you will learn.
When you are looking to buy a home there are 4 tips to consider.
- Programs you might qualify for: If you are a first home buyer do you qualify for any programs? There is grant money out in a First Time Home Buyers program that is available on a first come basis. We can help you find a lender who can see if you might qualify for one of these programs.
- Your housing needs: Will your family be growing? If so you might need to consider more bedrooms. Do you need more parking spaces or garage for your cars? A Gateway agent can help you assess what type of home best fits your needs.
- Your budget: Lastly you will want to figure out your budget and what do you want to afford. Sometimes when you get pre-approved you might qualify for more than you want to afford. Working with your Gateway agent they can help you find a lender as well as work with you in finding you the house that fits your budget.
- Picking your realtor: How to pick a realtor? Team Frame and Moore suggest that the best way to find the realtor in North Platte is to ask your friends and family who they used. Word of mouth is a great way to find that experienced real estate agent. Once you have some agents in mind you should interview them to find the one that you have a good rapport with. Experience and trust are key to finding the right agent to work with.