Thinking about buying a home?
Shawn Penoyer has information that can help. Take a look at our list of helpful topics on buying a home below:
Is now a good time to buy?
What trends are affecting the value of my home?
What new economic policies will be shaping my real estate decisions in the coming months?
Figure out how much you can afford – what you can afford depends on your income, credit rating, current monthly expenses, down-payment and the interest rate.
If you’re thinking about buying your first property, it pays to know your rights as a buyer and how the buying process works.
Know your rights
The process of buying a house will differ depending on whether the house is sold by private treaty or at auction. Rules may also vary in each state or territory. Shawn will guide you through this process, but here you can find some information on your rights when buying a house.
One of the first steps you’ll take in buying a home is shopping for a loan.
Shop for a loan
Shawn Penoyer can direct you to Home Loan Experts and can answer any questions you have, but you may also visit one of many sites that can help you find a housing loan.
Avoid Predatory Lenders
Many federal, state and local agencies administer programs to assist people who need help buying a home.
Home Buying Programs
Some of these are loan programs; others provide assistance with down payments or with building a home. Shawn Penoyer will advise you on preparing to buying a home and present you programs that you may use. Meanwhile you can read more about home-buying programs in Georgia:
Looking for a new home can be an exciting and challenging experience.
Steps to Buying a Home
Shawn work hard to not only find the perfect home for you, but also to handle every last detail of the purchase process, from negotiating the terms of sale to recommending moving companies. To help you get started on buying your new home we prepare 8 Steps Guide, information on Buying a Foreclosure, Home Inspection and finally very helpful tips on settlement costs.
Finally protect your home and your belongings with home insurance.
Finding Home Insurance
Of course Shawn Penoyer will assist you with finding the perfect home insurance, but below you will find some more information on this topic.