If you’re buying your first home you need to see this

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Buying your first home can be an exciting—but stressful—time. We recently asked a panel of experts to answer some of your top questions about purchasing a home. From mortgage experts to realtors to fluctuating interest rates, get an inside view of how to survive buying your first home with a smile.

Some quick tips:

  • Be patient. Home buying is a process that can be emotional, exhilarating, and frustrating all at once, but it’s worth it.
  • Before you start browsing for your dream home, meet with a mortgage expert to determine where you stand financially and what you can afford.
  • Use a realtor. They will help you navigate the process and as a buyer their counsel normally won’t cost anything. They’ll save you a lot of heartache and confusion.
  • When your offer gets accepted, you’re going to need a lawyer. They’ll be your best friend when dealing with contracts, conditions, and other things you didn’t go to law school for.
  • There can be a lot of unexpected costs, from legal fees to deed transfers so make sure to plan.

Want to learn more? Watch the full video and get in touch with a credit union today.