Tag: first time buyer

Letter to a First Time Home Buyer

You are wise to acknowledge that home ownership will be a large investment for you and your family. You may even know about the first time home buyer programs offered by the State of Nevada and the Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada (NHSSN).

October 28 / 2013
Author Terri D'Richards
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Category Las Vegas
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Secrets to Buying Your First Home

The basics of looking for your first home are an often discussed item within real estate circles. I should know because we dedicated a whole week to it. But as any experience homeowner or real estate professional will tell you, there’s always more that can be learned to prepare you for buying that first home.

Real Estate Headlines for the Almost End of July

It’s only July. How dare stores already start to promote “back to school.” There’s still a full month of summer fun left. Before you take back your right to summer by running through the sprinkler in your backyard, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

Real Estate 101: What is a Walk Through?

Our next post in our real estate terminology series brings us to the walk through. A walk through is more important than one might think.

Common Closing Costs for First Time Buyers

You’ll likely be responsible for a variety of fees and expenses that you and the seller will have to pay at the time of closing. Your lender must provide a good-faith estimate of all settlement costs. The title company or other entity conducting the closing will tell you the required amount for:

Real Estate 101: Explaining the Closing Process

It’s closing time on that new home! It’s a joyous occasion, but did you realize that different states of different processes when it comes to closing on a home?

May 17 / 2013

Real Estate 101: Making an Offer on a Home

Making an offer on a home is both exciting and frightening at the same time so it’s important to understand just what goes on after you make an offer on that home of your dreams.

Real Estate 101: Understanding Title and Escrow

The title and escrow for your home are some of the most important aspects of the real estate buying process, but even most seasoned homeowners don’t fully understand what these terms mean.

9 Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector

Before you make your final buying or selling decision, you should have the home inspected by a professional. An inspection can alert you to potential problems with a property and allow you to make an informed decision. Ask these questions to prospective home inspectors:

Real Estate 101: Hiring a Real Estate Professional

So you want to hire a real estate professional? Are you just going to hire someone your friend likes or should you dig a little deeper.