When purchasing a new home, take time to make a list of your top priorities for the property. If you like entertaining, make sure to look for houses with large living rooms or backyards. If you want a home close to shopping malls and other services, look for houses in urban locations. Everyone has different priorities, and it is important to take these things into account when searching for your Erath County-area dream home.
Even if you secure a loan that will allow you to buy an enormous house, stop and think for a second. Are you able to afford the payments that will come with purchasing more than you need? If yes, then great, but if not, then it is recommended that you purchase less than what you can afford. This will allow for you to be able to make your mortgage payments as well as have money left over.
With money that you do have left over after moving into your new home, you can take care of any maintenance issues that may arise unexpectedly. You never know when large or small appliances such as a water heater or furnace may need to be replaced.
Try to take on as many home improvements as you can before moving in. Though you may think you will get to theses small repairs once you move in, often times they are over looked, so it is better to take on any problems early on.
Keep a copy of your mortgage agreement and make sure to read and understand every single page. This agreement will have you bound for years to come and it is essential that you understand exactly what you are agreeing to.
If you’d like to hear more about homes in the Erath County area, please get in touch with our team of real estate professionals. We’d love to discuss your Erath County home-buying options.
“Eric & Jamie Hayden were great to work with. They are very responsive and know the area well. They have a great team around them that made the process of selling very easy. We were out of state during the sale and they went above and beyond to assist in coordinating with us. Definitely recommend!”
“Jamie Stockstill held my hand through the entire process. Being a first time home buyer I had a million questions but she was always there, no matter what time of day, to answer my calls or texts. I always felt like she was working for my best interest. I will recommend her to anyone I come across looking to buy or sell.”
“Terry Childers was extremely helpful, reliable, friendly, and knowledgeable. We had some bad luck while house hunting but Terry was persistent and never let up. He went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied. If we ever sell or buy again Terry is our only choice.”
“Desiree Bridges went above and beyond to help us first time home buyers go through the, at times stressful, process. She constantly followed up on items and helped us stay on track, along with the bank and seller. Throughout the entire process she was professional, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. She took our complete lack of real estate knowledge in stride and answered every question. We never had to worry that something was slipping through the cracks on her end. And now we are satisfied home owners. Highly recommend and if I were gonna to buy another one I’d go with Miss Desiree again at Hayden Real Estate!!”
“Cindy Carrell is an amazing realtor! Cindy did an excellent job marketing our home & successfully helping it to sell for exactly what we wanted and in under 60 days. Cindy is professional and a pleasure to work with. She is prompt to answer questions and to help resolve those situations that arise while selling and buying a home. Cindy also helped us find our forever home within a week of listing our house. If you are looking for a realtor Cindy is an excellent choice!”