Buying your first home can be very exciting, but also nerve wracking at the same time. There is so much you need to know ; How do I get approved for a mortgage? If so how much can I afford? Do I need a realtor to buy a home? Where do I start looking? All of these questions can make buying your first home a little confusing
Below are some tips on purchasing your first home.
A) Learn and understanding your needs and wants in a home prior to searching:
1. What area do I want to live in?
2. What can we really afford
3. What kind of home or lifestyle do I want?
B) Get Pre-Qualified: Once you have decided it is time to start looking, finding out how much you are qualified for can narrow down your search and save you time. You can do this by using the mortgage calculator located on our website. http://www.kernickhomes.com/calgarymortgagetools
C) Find and hire the professionals: Hiring a professional Realtor can save you money! Experienced agents know the market facts; they have the negotiating skills and handle all the necessary paperwork. Not only can hiring a professional agent be beneficial, enlisting the help of quality home inspectors, mortgage brokers, and a good lawyer can help you avoid problems down the road.
D) Finding the perfect home: With the help of the internet you have access to 1000’s of listings at your fingertips. Where do you get started? You can start looking here at kernickhomes.com We have the entire Calgary Region MLS on our Website so you won’t miss a single home. And don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have questions or want to book a viewing of any property.