Buying a Home
Whether you are a first time home buyer, purchasing your second or third home, buying an investment property or investing in a vacation home, buying is a huge decision. It can be one of the most rewarding and one of the most stressful experiences a person can have. Navigating the tricky waters of buying a home is no easy task. But, a good real estate agent can help. As you go through the buying process, you will normally take the following steps:
Determine your goals
Get pre-approved for a loan
Find a good real estate agent
Find your dream home
Negotiate and strike a deal with the seller
Lock down the financing
Finalize the deal
What documents will I need?
☐ Valid Driver’s License and Social Security cards for you and any co-borrowers
☐ Checking and savings accounts statements for the previous two months
☐ Evidence of any assets such as bonds, stocks, or money saved in retirement funds (i.e. 401k or 403b program)
☐ Current paystubs for previous 30 days
☐ W-2 and/or 1099 forms, and income tax returns for the past two years
☐ Purchase agreement for subject property
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