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Buying a home is a rite of passage. The American Dream. But it’s also a huge investment—one that merits real research and a trusted partner. That’s where we come in. We can offer tips for buying your first home and help your through the process.

While this is your first time buying a home, our agents do this every day. So they can walk you through the process. Provide the most accurate numbers and talk through what they mean. Give you important resources for research and preparation. And, most importantly, offer real-world insight and advice based on years of local market experience. It’s that level of knowledge that will leave you 100% confident in your decision to buy.

“A home is one of the most important assets that most people will ever buy… You want to work with someone you can trust.” – Warren Buffett

First time homebuyer? Keep these tips for buying your first home in mind.

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Down Payment Isn’t Everything

Set aside 1-3% of your purchase price to cover unexpected fees and expenses

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Specialists recommend holding at least six mortgage payments in the bank in case of emergency

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Based on the inspection, you may want to buy the home as-is for a lower cost and then tackle projects later on your own timeline and budget

“We can’t thank you enough for all your help, time and tireless effort during the whole process of purchasing our first home. You went way above and beyond your call of duty as our “fairy” godmother and the condo is perfect for us. We can’t wait to have everything finished and invite you over.”  

– Randi Caldwell & Spencer Scotti

Call Linda Archie and Associates at 805-558-8157 for tips & the hottest new options for First Time Buyers. For even more tips for buying your first home, check out our blog.