First Time Home Buyer

Costs and Spending Increase Your Buying Power Buying a home can sound like a pretty daunting idea, especially in our current market. However, there are ways to empower yourself by strengthening your financial standing. It’s all a numbers game when buying a house. The following categories are items that lenders will look at to determine your eligibility for a loan. Review them […]
Costs and Spending Which Type Of Home Is Right For You? Deciding which type of home is best for you – house, condominium, townhouse or apartment – can be a struggle. Each type has its own benefits and drawbacks, it all depends on your life and specific circumstances. But it’s best to know the differences and how it will align with your life before making the […]
First Time Home Buyer 12 Mistakes That Can Derail Closing Day For Buyers Buying your first home? Maybe you have done this before and just assume lending is pretty straight forward? Avoid these common mistakes that can blindside a buyers mortgage and closing day!   Lending is a complicated business with a number of moving parts and many rules that can make the difference between a happy closing day […]
First Time Home Buyer Top 3 Fears for First Time Home Buyers Buying your first home is a BIG DEAL.  But it may not be as “scary” as you thought! We have helped tons of first time home buyers get into their first homes.  Time and time again, the concerns, misconceptions and fears we discuss are the same. Here are just 3 we hear all the time […]
Costs and Spending Rules for Saving & Paying Down Debt Saving money can be such a challenge for most of us.   When it comes time to buy a home or invest in real estate it can become even more of a struggle.   With mortgage financing, we must be sure to keep our debts low, while having  enough assets on hand to get our loan approved.  […]
First Time Home Buyer First Time Home Buyer: Do’s & Don’ts As a first time home buyer, real estate might seem like a crazy rules where the policies are made up and the norms don’t matter. As a disclaimer, the best policy is to TRUST your realtor. I know… it’s crazy to put your financial future into the hands of a trained professional.  With that being […]
First Time Home Buyer Do I Need An Agent? You already know the answer if you’re reading this on our blog. Of course you do!  I have summed up a few reasons that will illustrate the why’s. Real estate is a complicated industry with lots of specifics and exclusions and but’s and why’s. I had to be specially trained to understand the depth of […]
First Time Home Buyer Getting started- First Time Home Buyers The Fear of Real Estate We are making our YouTube videos a priority this year. Each month we will to cover several topics relating to a single theme. This month is for you, first time home buyers and the first video segment this month is about the fears of getting started. Our primary goal is […]
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Costs and Spending Homeowners Exemption                         When buying a home for the first time you most likely want to save money any chance you get. It can seem like an overwhelming and never ending drain on your bank account. When you finally close on your new home you probably […]
Costs and Spending New Year, New House? Now that 2018 is finally here, resolutions and goals seem to be all anyone is talking about. If one of your resolutions is to be a first-time buyer then here are a few tips to help you make that a resolution that doesn’t fall by the wayside. Maybe your resolutions don’t involve buying, maybe it […]
First Time Home Buyer Home Fire Safety Tips for the Summer If you’ve been outside anytime during the last week, you no doubt noticed the smoke. It’s fire season again in the Pacific Northwest. Before we talk about the multitude ways to help keep your investment safe from fire, I want to give a heartfelt thank you to all of those firefighters away from their families. […]
First Time Home Buyer Grilling Through The Summer: Grill Tips, tricks, recipes and design Independence Day is just around the corner and we’ve come up with some tips, tricks and design ideas to help you be the BBQ champion. Some of my favorite childhood memories were any given summer outside, circled around the grill with friends and family. Here’s to you and yours. Here’s to turning those summer days […]
First Time Home Buyer Renting is Expensive! Want to be a First Time Buyer? Renting is Expensive!  Buying versus Renting which will cost you more?   First Time Buyer and Hopeful First Time Buyers not sure where to start?  Renting is expensive and rents are rising.  Think you cant afford to buy, think again! We have helped so many first time buyers get into their first home.  Upon meeting […]
Costs and Spending 5 Myths Buyers Have About Mortgages 5 Mortgage Myths Many Buyers or 1st Time Buyers Have Borrowers still have a lot of confusion when it comes to mortgages; from closing costs to minimum down payment requirements and questions over credit scores. Some mortgage myths are even preventing some would-be home buyers from entering the market too. Read more: Buyers Overestimate Mortgage Requirements […]
First Time Home Buyer 10 Valuable Lessons for 1st Time Home Buyers Here are 10 Valuable Lessons for First Time Home Buyers!  Its worth a read.    Read here: Thinking about buying and not sure if you can?  Let's connect.  Often you can buy a nicer home than you rent for the same amount or less than you pay now.