Are you purchasing a home for the first time? Are you looking to move? We have compiled five free resources to ensure you have an amazing experience buying your new home.
1) Your Way Home
Do you want to learn more about the process from applying for a mortgage through closing on your new home? Do you have a realtor? Do you need one? Why do you have to sign so many documents? Confused? Don’t be. Checkout this free tool that explains the process from start to finish and provides a customized path to finding and purchasing your home after you answer four quick questions.
Go see it out here: Your Way Home
2) Simplifying the Home Buying Process In 7 Steps
What’s the difference between prequalification and preapproval? What do home inspectors look for? What happens during your closing? Watch these short videos featuring actual loan officers, realtors, appraisers, and underwriters who will walk you through the process of buying your dream home.
Check it out here: Benchmark University
3) Gather Your Documents
What paperwork do you need to compile to apply for your home loan? Your loan officer will help you gather all of the documents you need to seek approval for a loan. Want to get a leg up? Check out what documents you will need here.
See which documents you should have ready: Benchmark University
4) Mortgage Calculator
What will your monthly payment look like? How much will you pay in interest over the life of your loan? Can you really afford the house you want? Use this free, easy, and intuitive mortgage calculator to calculate your estimated monthly payment.
Do some mortgage math: Mortgage Calculators
5) eBooks on Buying and Selling
Stressed about buying a house? Having trouble selling your current home? What is a short sale? These free ebooks will help you purchase or sell a home with confidence.
Check out (no pun intended) our free eBooks: Benchmark University