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Real Estate - Buyers' Guide

Owning a home is the quintessential American dream. For generations people have been driven to own a piece of this great land. If you have made the decision to buy a home whether for the first of fifth time, our guide is designed to help you. Although, owning a home is still as enticing as ever, it needs to be right for you. You will need to understand that there are many advantages of home ownership but there are also drawbacks. You will also need to know who does what and who you need to help you. You may be able to do it without some people such as a real estate agent but you will absolutely need others such as a real estate attorney.

Financially, you need to be in a position to buy a home and get a mortgage. People generally are very out of touch with their financial health and buying a home forces them to understand where they are financially. Topics such as learning what your credit rating means and how this affects your ability to get a mortgage for your dream home purchase are covered in this guide. How much can I afford? How much are the closing costs going to be? How much down payment can I afford? These are other important questions that need to be answered up front when looking into buying a home. This guide is designed to help you come up with the answers or, at the very least, provoke needed thoughts. See also Relocation.com Mortgage and Finance 101 Guide for more detailed information to help answer these important questions.

Relocation.com Buyer's guide strives to be a "what you need to know" guide on buying a home. It is designed to help answer many of your questions as you go through this daunting process. Relocation.com provides you with a multitude of tools, services and information that you can use as you buy your new home.

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