Buyer Steps For a Smooth Purchase
The first thing and most important parts of buying a home is preparing your financing. Before you spend countless hours and days looking for, researching, and maybe even viewing houses you should know what kind of loans you qualify for, and more importantly if you do qualify. Second, have an understanding what your approximate payment will be within a certain price range. And, finally what your options are for Down Payment, Zero Down Payment Programs, & Down Payment Assistance Programs.
Do you think it is important to know how much money you are going to need for the entire process?
Of course it is!! Knowing your down payment and your closing costs and how the negotiation of your closing costs will help you plan for your purchase better, but also how to negotiate your contract when you find your home. It is better to know in advance that way you can figure your amounts with each home and how it differs from home to home.
Knowing all your financial figures in advance will allow you to plan, especially if you do not have sufficient funds yet. This will help you plan for the future and in advance for a smoother process.
Each family gets assigned a home buying coach and licensed Residential Mortgage Loan Officer (RMLO) to explain the entire process, help you plan your budget for down payment and funds to close, but also your maximum sales price and payment amounts.
And, How To Qualify For the Better Programs