Thursday, March 03, 2016 / by Brock Thompson
1. Just because you are pre-qualified for $400,000 does not mean that you have to buy a $400,000 home. It may fit your budget better to buy a $250,000 home. You must know what works best for your finances and will help you sleep better at night.
2. Do some research to see if there are programs out there that can assist you in your loan. Go to HUD.gov and see what your state may offer in way of assistance.
3. Budget for furniture. This is an expense that can be costly and yet most people forget all about it.
4. Decide on how long you plan to stay. Is this your forever home? Consider the age of the appliances, roof, AC when deciding this. A good Realtor can help guide you through this process. Ask questions up front and not after you have bought the house. If you have any other questions please visit me a brockthompsonrealestate.com or email me at brockt ...