Home Buying Tips from CEO Richard Wilkinson
Be Prepared: Get your loan approval done ahead of time.
Drive the Neighborhood: When you find a house you want to put an offer in on, drive around the area to get a good feel for the neighborhood. See if it's right for you.
Trust Your Realtor: If they tell you to increase your bid and you want the house- take their advice.
Benefits to Home Ownership:
As a homeowner, you can lock in a predictable mortgage payment for as long as 30 years.
You don't have to worry about a landlord raising your rent.
You have an asset that can appreciate 100% in value over time.
It's an investment!
It's a way to establish a financial foundation for your children.
Tips on Saving for a Down Payment:
Transfer a FIXED AMOUNT into a savings account EVERY MONTH
Skip vacations for a year- SAVE THAT MONEY!
Pay off your HIGH INTEREST RATE credit cards
Take care of your present, Take care of your future