Buying a house is likely to be the biggest financial commitment that you will make for your entire life, and while the experience can be both exciting and nerve-wracking, it’s important to get it right in order to avoid excessive extra costs in the future.
When it’s your first time buying, it can be a little overwhelming, with lots of unknowns, legal wranglings and lists of things to do in order to get the keys to your first home.
A few essentials you’ll want to do straight off include:
- Check your credit
- Find out how much you might be able to borrow
- Start speaking to REALTORS® and finding one you like and is recommended
- Find suitable mortgage lenders
Once you’ve worked through this preliminary list then you’ll soon find your to-do list filling up.
Luckily, when you’re ready to make your first move, this homebuying infographic created by Legendary Home Services can walk you through the must-do’s of your first purchase.