Happy Monday! I had a long discussion with a first-time Buyer over the weekend, which make me consider today's blog. Here ere three REALLY important
"Things NOT to do" when you're getting ready to buy a home-- for the first time or any time thereafter!
#1-- DON'T OVERSPEND. Own your home, but don't let your home own you. Buying a new home is a always a big deal, and you definitely want something that will at least work for your 5-Year plan, but do not let yourself get wrapped up in "keeping up with the Joneses". Before you start home shopping, consider what are are REALLY comfortable paying on a monthly basis, and get pre-qualified with your Lender. Stick to your budget.
If you aren't currently connected with a Lender or Mortgage Officer,…