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  • Amber Felton | The Trisha Cook Team Blog

    Thursday, July 19, 2018   /   by Amber Felton

    4 Essential Tips for First Time Home Buyers

    Buying your first home is an experience that you’ll never forget.
     
    You’ll be dealing with amounts of money that you’ve probably never worked with before and from start to finish the process is a whirlwind of emotion and excitement that’s often sprinkled with a little bit of nervousness and anxiety.
     
    Today we are going to try and make things feel a little more familiar for first-time buyers. We’re going to share 4 essential bits of advice that any prospective property owner should take into account before signing on the dotted line.
     
    Let’s get started.
     
    1.) Start Saving Sooner
    While around 20% is probably the most common deposit amount, these days there are lenders that will provide mortgages to first time buyers who have smaller deposits. While these deals can often offer people a path to the property ladder that may have been previously out of reach – they can also be costly.
     
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