Now that we are past the new years, and into 2016, the real estate market is ramping up for another busy season! As we approach spring, and as rents continue to rise, many people begin to think about their current situation and contemplate if renting or owning would be a better situation during the next year. I myself found myself in this situation a few years back, and decided to take the plunge into home ownership. Starting off, the whole process can seem daunting - spending weekends/time off gathering personal financial info, meeting with lenders, driving around, searching for the perfect home or area...etc.
One thing that I found useful when shopping for a home was to have a solid plan on not only where I was comfortable financially, but also what I wanted and ultimately needed in a home. Creating a written plan that I could look at helped me weed out the homes that may not fit my needs, and ultimately make myself more efficient when shopping for homes. And hey - with the market in Denver recently, I wanted to educate myself to the fullest extent to be ready to beat out other offers!
My recommendation to any first time home buyer would be to start by looking at your wants and needs in a new home. This checklist may be able to assist you if you are just starting out -
New Home Checklist
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Author:Jason Peck Phone: 720-446-6301 Dated: January 18th 2016 Views: 394 About Jason: ...
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