5 Articles You Should Read Before Buying A Home

These must-reads cover everything from working with a real estate agent to choosing the right home.

Guest post from Tiffany Cody, Marketing Content Specialist with Coldwell Banker Real Estate

Buying a home is likely the largest investment one makes in a lifetime, so it’s important to be informed about the whole process before signing on the dotted line.  These 5 articles share advice on everything from working with a real estate agent to choosing the right home.  You’ll also read about some of the most common mistakes and how to avoid them.  Homeownership may be only a few reads away!

1.  3 Things to Consider Before You Buy a Home

A common dilemma that home buyers are often faced with is deciding between two or three properties. While finding more than one home that best suits your needs and lifestyle is an advantage, choosing which one you’ll ultimately purchase may be a bit perplexing. This must-read article offers insightful advice to help you sort through your options and make the best choice.

2. Tips for Home Buyers: Working with a Real Estate Agent

A vital component to buying a home will be cultivating a successful working relationship with your real estate agent. You and your agent will both have unique ideas and expectations to help you reach your dream of home ownership. The tips in this article will help you foster a productive partnership with your real estate agent.

3.  Looking Past Sale Price When Buying a Home

For many potential buyers, the cost of a home is the primary financial focus when beginning to search. While finding a home that fits within your budget is crucial, there are other financial factors to take into consideration beyond the listing price. The following article provides sound budget-related advice for home buyers.

4. Most Common Mistakes Home Buyers Make Searching for a Home Online

Looking for the most efficient way to search for a home online? Coldwell Banker has an app for that! In addition to providing mobile and tablet apps that simplify the search process, the following tips will also help you avoid making common and easily overlooked mistakes when searching for a home online.

5. Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes and Older Homes

The first question that often comes to mind for most people thinking of purchasing a home is whether to build a new house or to buy an older home. Both options present unique advantages and disadvantages. The following article offers valuable pros and cons to consider before making a decision.

Learn more about the buyer experience with these buyer resources.

Victoria Keichinger is the Director, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse (and baby on the way). A true francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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1 Comment

  1. Ivy Baker
    May 10, 2017

    Victoria, these do seem like they would be really helpful things to look into before buying a home. I have recently been considering purchasing my first home. The article you suggested reading that would help me the most is the one about common mistakes made when purchasing a home.

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