Buying your first home, but don’t know where to start? Let’s face it, the process can be confusing and overwhelming at times. But it doesn’t have to be, not with some help from The Bellingham Herald‘s latest video “How to Buy a Home in 10 Basic Steps.”
Here’s a quick recap:
1. Check your credit score
2. Determine your budget
3. SAVE SAVE SAVE – a typical downpayment is around 20%
4. Make a wish list – know what you want in a home and what you don’t want.
5. Do your research – search neighborhoods using online sources like Redfin or Zillow.
6. Get pre-qualified for a mortgage
7. Find a realtor
8. Get a home inspection
9. Close on your new house
10. Move in!
This short video will help set you on the right path when it comes to purchasing a new home. But remember it also doesn’t hurt to consult with a licensed realtor for some additional insight.
If you’re considering purchasing a new home or just want to learn more about the home buying process, we’d be more than excited to help. Give us a call at the Muljat Group office at (360) 733-3030 and we’d be more than happy to set you up a time for you to chat with one of our amazing agents.