Everything you need to know before you buy your first home.
While buying your first home is an exciting proposition, it can also be intimidating, time-consuming, and overwhelming. Start your home search by fine-tuning your wish list using these 3 simple steps.
There are 1.5 million members in the National Association of REALTORS. Picking the perfect agent involves more than just finding someone with a proven track record. Learn how to navigate this important and personal decision.
Setting a home buying budget is more complicated than using the amount a lender pre-approves you for. Find out how lenders determine your pre-approval amount and learn about the other costs associated with buying and owning a home.
After picking a REALTOR® and setting your home buying budget the next step in the home buying process is to find a lender and get pre-approved. Here’s what you need to know.
Our agents have complied a list of resources for first-time homebuyers in Illinois. It’s full of national, state, and county-specific financing programs to help make your homeownership dreams a reality.
Choosing the perfect location for your first home can be harder than you think. Consider these 3 personal and practical factors before deciding on your new neighborhood.
In a seller’s market, the competition for homes is steep. Here’s how to stand out as a first-time homebuyer home shopping in a seller’s market.