Buying a Home in the Next Year? Time to Get to Work!

If you think you will be buying a home sometime within the next few years, the time to start preparing is now. To get started, figure out how much you can afford. This can be done with various mortgage tools. Next, find a local real estate agent to discuss the current market conditions. After you have done this, analyze your financial situation with a mortgage professional that can help you figure out which products are best for you. After you have been pre-approved, decide where you want to live. When you are ready to buy, meet with your real estate agent again to discuss the process and find the house you want to buy. Read the full article here: http://www.zillowblog.com/2011-10-14/buying-a-home-in-the-next-year-time-to-get-to-work/