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Wednesday, January 20, 2021   /   by Jessi Fauber

5 Vital Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is equivalent to embarking on a grand adventure. Although extremely thrilling, learning the ins and outs of the process can often seem overwhelming. From determining a budget to obtaining a loan, there are numerous factors to take into consideration along the way. Keep these five tips in mind throughout the journey.

Check your credit score
Your credit score impacts various aspects of your life, especially when it comes to buying a house. It’s a determining factor in being approved for a loan with a low interest rate. Some websites offers free credit reports with monitoring, which can help you catch what may be negatively affecting your score. However, our mortgage brokers, through Movement Mortgage,  explain your score in greater detail as well provide you with wasy to improve your credit score if need be! 

Be realistic about what you can afford
When setting a budget, it’s important to be realistic. To keep your head out ...

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