They say buying a home is one of the topmost stressful events a person will experience in their life.
If you make a plan ahead of time you can avoid a lot of undue stress and actually enjoy the path to homeownership!
PLAY AROUND WITH A MORTGAGE CALCULATOR
Stick with the number you decide upon before you even call a mortgage company.
WORK ON YOUR CREDIT SCORE
You will be able to secure a loan with a much lower monthly payment if you have a credit score that is over 700.
SAVE YOUR MONEY
Having an emergency fund of at least $10,000 in place because what no one will tell you is that there are going to be hidden costs with a new house
CREATE A LIST
It is a great idea to sit down with a pen and paper and write down everything your new house must-have.