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Category: First Time Home Buyers (9 posts)

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

May 27, 2020 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

We are facing a challenging time as we work together to combat COVID-19 in our country and even our own neighborhoods. With so much uncertainty in the air, is it a good time to think about buying a ho ...

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5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

May 13, 2020 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs ...

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Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

February 12, 2020 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg ...

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10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

January 29, 2020 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a ...

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First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase

June 27, 2019 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

After sending the offer to purchase to the seller, there's nothing left to do but cross some fingers and hope for the best. Or is there? What happens now and when will the keys finally change hands? T ...

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First Time Home Buyers Guide: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

June 12, 2019 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all three ...

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Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer

Three Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer

May 22, 2019 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

Purchasing your first home is always an exciting life milestone. However, if you want to make a smooth and easy transition into home ownership, there are a few mistakes you should try to avoid along ...

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Mortgage Mistakes - How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head When Buying Your First Home

Mortgage Mistakes - How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head When Buying Your First Home

May 8, 2019 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

If you are tired of renting and ready to buy the home of your dreams, you need to plan carefully. The dream of home ownership is a wonderful thing, but without careful planning and a proactive approac ...

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Mortgage Questions for First-Time Buyers

Mortgage Questions for First-Time Buyers

April 10, 2019 | Posted by: Jason Chapman

While purchasing a home qualifies as the largest acquisition in many peoples' lives, it doesn't have to invoke anxiety. As long as you know what to expect, you'll be set to become a successful homeo ...

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