It’s no secret that purchasing a home can be a major undertaking, especially if you’re a first-time buyer.
As you navigate the process, there are all kinds of real estate terms that you are likely to encounter along the way. Knowing and understanding these terms will not only help you communicate with your broker but will also make your journey toward homeownership more seamless. Here’s a brief primer to help familiarize you with some common terminology:
In many real estate transactions, there is a fair amount of real estate negotiation – offers and counteroffers – before both parties are satisfied.
Whether there’s only one offer on the table or you’re navigating a multiple offer scenario as a buyer or navigating a multiple offer scenario as a seller, negotiation skills are critically important in today’s real estate market.
Whether you’re preparing to make a move to accommodate your growing family or you’re settled into your forever home with a baby on the way, your new addition is going to need space of their own.
When you’re expecting or adopting, books and baby stores and websites and well-meaning people will tell you that you need everything on a giant registry checklist.
Before you buy all the things, listen to an experienced mama who has overdone and underdone it with the baby gear plenty of times.
Is buying a home one of your new year’s resolutions in 2018? If you’re even thinking about buying your first home, you might be wondering: “where do I start?”
Whether you plan to pay cash or take out a mortgage to buy a home, the biggest financial transaction of your life requires a bit of pre-planning. Here are four steps to take if you’re planning on buying your first home.