10 First Time Home Buyer Tips

Dated: 02/21/2019

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Are you planning to buy your first home for the first time? We can tell that being a first-time home buyer is exciting yet also stressful and overwhelming.

 

So, here are 10 crucial tips to help make your homeownership journey a little less bumpy.

 

1. Get a copy of your credit report.

2. Improve your score for best rates.

3. Get pre-approved before house hunting.

4. See what type of loans you qualify for.

5. Hire a real estate agent.

6. Know your down payment options.

7. The budget for closing costs and other expenses.

8. Make a list of must-haves for your home.

9. Let your agent schedule house tours.

10. Search for a house that fits your lifestyle. I.e. work life, school life, kids, pets, etc.

Hope these tips could help. If you are ready for your big purchase and looking for a home around Alaska, we can guide and help you throughout the process. Call or text us at 907 570-6757 or 907-720-4663.

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Homes by Vanna

Vanna has called Alaska home for the past 15 years. As a mother, real estate investor and previous business owner, Vanna brings many different perspectives when working for her clients. She has been a....

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