|Buying a home can be an exciting and rewarding experience. However, the road to homeownership is often filled with roadblocks that can prevent you from reaching your goal.
Here are 3 tips to help you navigate the home buying process successfully;
Tip 1: Become a “cash” buyer to the seller
Home sellers (and realtors) have been burned too often by accepting offers from home buyers with “pre-approved” mortgages only to find out later in the process that the buyer is unable to secure a final loan approval from their lender.
A Full Approval shows you, the seller and the realtor that you are a serious buyer that can close quickly!
Tip 2: Stay committed to the process
If you were about to go car shopping for a red Toyota and decided to put it off for a few weeks, chances are you will find a red Toyota another day. However, with home buying that is often not the case. A home that is priced correctly and fits many of your needs may only present itself for a brief period of time.
Not all lenders and realtors are alike. Seek out the individuals that are willing to guide you through the home buying process and have your best interest in mind.
As a mortgage banker, home educator, and author of the award winning book, “Insider Secrets to Home Buying Success”, my team and I have helped thousands of individuals and families find home buying success.
If you would like to discuss the home buying process and your qualifications in greater detail, simple call or email me today.
Best of luck with your home search!
About the Author
Joseph Farella – Industry expert, award winning author, and Executive Vice President for American United Mortgage Corporation. Mr. Farella has guided thousands of home buyers and homeowners throughout the years. He is also the keynote speaker for Homeownership Now, New Jersey’s longest running educational event for first-time homebuyers.
Looking for expert advice – Joe and his team welcome the opportunity to be of service and are available to answer your questions at 908.322.5423, or by email at email@example.com.