“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know it when you find it.
Let’s face it, resources for first time home buyers can be hard to find and even harder to understand. When you buy a home for the first time, you don’t want to feel like someone just dropped a whole library of information on you and said “Hey! What you need to know is here! You just have to find it.” What a nightmare! With this post, I strive to give you just the best information from quality resources.
Resources For First Time Home Buyers
I would be remiss if I didn’t recommend the posts I have previously written about home buying. They can be a huge help when getting started. You can find them all here. But I’m not the only source of good information. Below are more online resources for first time buyers you can that you can trust and depend on.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is not just for HUD home buying information. The website provides a great overview of several pertinent topics including: home economics, fair housing, borrowers’ rights, and resources for more help.
Bankrate has been a trusted source of financial resources for a long time. This article breaks down the steps you should take before looking for a home so you have the best chance to purchase your dream home when you find it. Bankrate also provides a variety of online calculators.
Many industry professionals help provide content for Realtor.com. This basic search will bring up an array of advisory posts that can help make your first home purchase easier.
Every homeowner has heard of HGTV or some of its more popular shows, Property Brothers and Love It or List It. This post helps make it easier on everyone by touching on exactly what you need to do to buy a home. It also provides tips on home buying costs which are often underestimated when buying a home.
You’re only a first time home buyer once, so take the time to do it right. Learn from quality resources, and ask tons of questions. That’s what agents and Realtors like me are for.
Can you recommend any other resources for first time home buyers? Share them in the comments.