Tag: first time home buyer

When Should I Get My Mortgage Pre-Approval?

Thinking about buying a home? Your first step should be getting a mortgage pre-approval.

Real Insight from Our Newest First Time Homeowners

First time home buyers are one of the most inquisitive group of people you will ever come across. They are a sponge for real estate knowledge as they embark on what will most likely be the largest purchase they’ll ever make in their lives. And the person that can best help today’s first time home buyer is a first time home buyer that has just completed the purchase of their first home.

November 13 / 2013

The Ultimate First Time Homebuyers Guide

This resource guide, compiled by a team at The Home Depot, is designed to assist first-time homebuyers through the process of evaluating a home’s condition and understanding some of the most common repairs and renovations a house may require.

Your “Finding a First Home” Checklist

Buying a home can be a great investment, and many households dream of starting a family and developing memories in their first home. When it comes to shopping for a property, many first-time homebuyers may be surprised by all the options their real estate agent provides. Luckily, there are several ways prospective buyers can narrow [...]

Real Estate Headlines for the Week Before Memorial Day

While summer doesn’t officially arrive until June, Memorial Day acts as the unofficial kickoff to those summer days. While we are still seven days away from Memorial Day, this is the week that your home starts to transform as you prep for the potential pending BBQ or bringing the outdoor furniture up from the basement. [...]

Why First Time Homebuyers Should Shop Around

It is often beneficial to buyers to examine several properties before deciding to make an offer.

The Emotional Impact of Buying A Home with Your Spouse

When headlines address the home buying market, it’s typically done from a dollars-and-cents perspective. But, buying a home is so much more than a business transaction as we are seeing a shift in the American culture that is being led by millennial couples who are purchasing a home before marriage. Buying a home is one of the most emotionally impactful experiences a person can have, especially if it’s a mutual experience shared with one’s husband or wife.

Is Getting Pre-Approved on Your Mortgage Important?

Jessica Riffle Edwards of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty explains why buyers should get pre-approved for a mortgage.