Whether you’re buying your first home or upgrading to a larger home for your family, the process of buying a home can be made easier with these three tips:
– Get pre-approved for a mortgage. A lender helps you understand your budget based on household income, credit score and existing debt.
– Consider proximity to schools, where you work, grocery stores and other conveniences. Hire a realtor who knows the area to help.
– Prepare upfront for expenses. Set funds aside for closing costs or unforeseen repairs. And you may want to freshen up your decor or landscape after you move in.
— Steve Seeger, Lennar Homes