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1st Time Home Buyer

Steps to Buying Your First Home

You’ve decided to buy your 1st home, how exciting!  If you’re unsure how to begin the process of buying your first home, here are 5 steps I’ve come up with to help you get started.

**Even if you’re a year or 2 off from purchasing your first home, it’s never too late to get started on #1 and #2.  

1: Improve your credit score: get out of debt, no major purchases, stay current on bills, no major career changes.
2: Save money: down payment, earnest money & emergency house fund.
3: Talk to a mortgage lender: get financing options, find out what you can afford, go through the pre-approval process, it’s okay to talk to a couple lenders and get more than one quote.
4: Decide what you need/want: make your needs & wants list of what you would like in a new home.
5: Contact Darcy: it’s as easy as that!  I will walk you through your first-home buying experience and answer all your questions every step of the way.


Visit The Buying Process to view the rest of the home buying process.