Cast a Wide Net in Hunting for Your First Home

woman with note padFirst you should make a list of what is most important to you, both now and in five years from now. Consider how many children you might have while living in the home. Is it possible an aging parent could be moving in with you?  What about your job, will you be at the same location or position?

Know how much you can easily afford in a monthly payment as well as your down payment. Go over a Settlement statement (HUD) with a professional Realtor or Mortgage Broker. Don’t forget about insurance and taxes and general maintenance.

Now it is time to Search for that perfect home for you.  We will give you Multiple Listing Service selection of homes that meet your criteria. Your criteria should include size, number of bedrooms, baths, garage 2 or 3 car, swimming pool or spa. Located on a golf course or canal or residential gated community.  Schools, parks, clubs and or acreage. We can search for you and you can also search just like an agent on my web site; or

Look at the neighborhood, you can change the house but you can’t change the neighborhood. Drive through the area during the day and night also during the week and on weekends. What looks quiet during the week may be entirely different on Saturday night.

Happy House Hunting!


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