House hunting can be scary ????, and if you’re not careful, the stress can get to you. If you’re thinking about buying a home in 2018 or 2019, here are some tips to help you avoid a lot of the drama:
• Have an idea about what exactly you want before you head out for a look.
• Whether you’re looking online or in person, having a list of ‘must-haves’ and ‘wants’ will help you immensely as you start your search.
• Take a Home Stretch Homebuyer Class. Working with a HUD certified home ownership counselor means you’ll have someone you know has your interest at heart and expertise to help!
• Find a real estate agent you can work with. Having a professional buyer’s advocate on your side can make all the difference when it comes to communication and negotiation.
Don’t let your homebuying process be scary. ???? Sign up for a Home Stretch Class near you! Our Home Ownership Counselors may even be able to help you with down-payment and closing cost assistance.