Importance of Being Informed When Buying a Home Modest Money1 Comment

So now it’s now been just about 1 year since I purchased my home. Ok so maybe I didn’t actually purchase the home with a pile of cash in hand, but I did commit to a mortgage.

A year later and I’m still extremely satisfied with my decision. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly…both whether to buy at all and what home was the right fit. If you’re contemplating making the move, be sure to take your time and ensure it’s all properly thought through.

Here’s a quick recap of some of the key areas that you need to make sure you have covered:

Whether you can comfortably afford mortgage payments now and as long as you plan on living there. Don’t forget the expenses beyond your mortgage. Do you have enough money saved up for a decent down payment that will secure good interest rates and lower your monthly payments? Whether buying in your preferred real estate market makes sense financially long term. Is there a good chance that the home prices will rise? Where your ideal home would be located and whether you may be almost as happy in a less expensive…
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