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Finding and purchasing your home can be exciting — and overwhelming. You may be relieved once you finally take possession of your new house but be aware that the financial responsibilities of home ownership are just beginning. So the real question is there more to Home Buying?
So, you’ve decided that home ownership is right for you. Now you need to determine if you are financially ready to buy a house. In this Step, you will find how much house you can afford and the maximum home price that you should be considering and if you truly are ready to buy a home.
Once you have figured out the home price range you can afford and the type of mortgage you qualify for, you will need to calculate all of the associated costs of the transaction to make sure you are financially ready.
Try to buy a home that meets most of your needs for the next 5 to 10 years, or find a home that can grow and change with your needs. Use the Home Features Checklist to see what you want, need and may potentially need in the future.
In this guide I will walk you through the planning process and the Steps to Buying a home step-by-step , to help you determine which home is right for you and how to strategically find your next home. You’ll develop a better understanding on mortgages, viewing homes, the offer, closing details and moving in.