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Am I Ready To Be A First Time Home Buyer?

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a huge proponent of home ownership at the earliest age possible… every year that slips by is another 12 payments that could have chipped away at that mortgage that you & I both know most people plan on obtaining sooner or later. Starting early allows you to lock in a payment that will inevitably become cheaper over time while the property’s value typically inches upward along the way. While a hasty decision on part of first time home buyers can (and usually will) result in a loss in one way or another, you shouldn’t let fear of the unknown hold you back… but it is important to know when you’re ready.

It seems like I’m always running across young would-be buyers that are nervous and uncertain about what to expect during the home buying process. The unknown has caused a sort of paralysis, but it’s their gut instinct that pushes them in the right direction. Are you ready? Well, let’s see! I found this video series by Realtor.com and think it does a great job of outlining the steps of the home buying process in a humorous way while helping answer that haunting internal question – “Am I Ready?”

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Tracey Miller

☆ Tracey Miller is a Realtor and Google Local Guide / Street View Trusted Photographer providing property listings, curated content, marketing services, and local business reviews for the Southeast Missouri area. Any views or opinions expressed within ratings, reviews, or commentary pertaining to blog posts, social media posts, property listings, or business profiles are those of Tracey, featured authors, and/or users of www.LiveLocalListings.com and are not endorsed by or reflective of any of the businesses or professionals profiled on this website or their representative(s). The business profiles featured in the directory section of this website are for informational purposes only and do not imply an intent to sell. ★ Contact Tracey via any of the options on this website for additional information or to tour any property listed for sale in Southeast Missouri. Follow Tracey Miller on your favorite social media platform… he’s everywhere @FORSALEbyTracey.

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