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Your Guide to Buying a Home

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When to Buy

Should I buy a house now?

Making the decision to buy is the first step in your home buying journey. So, how do you know when it’s the right time? We’re here to help you prepare to take the leap.

Which houses can I afford?

Identifying your price range will help you decide whether it’s the right time to buy. Using our Home Monthly Payment Calculator, experiment with different principal amounts, interest rates, down payments, taxes, and insurance to get an idea of what you can afford.

How will I know when I'm ready to buy?

Deciding when to buy a home is an emotional commitment, but it’s also a matter of making the numbers work. Learn How to Increase Your Buying Power to put yourself in the best position to buy a home.

When is the best time to buy a house?

Whatever your reasons for buying, the local housing market conditions will play a factor in how you approach the buying process. An experienced real estate agent is familiar with the current market and whether or not it’s an optimal time to buy. You can also stay up to speed on your region’s latest real estate trends with the quarterly Gardner Report.

How much does it cost to buy a house?

Some expenses that come with buying a home are easier to account for than others. Knowing the costs related to the buying process will help you budget for a home. Here are 10 Costs Associated with Buying a Home.

What is the difference between a buyer's and a seller's market?

❱ When local market conditions favor buyers, you’ll have the leverage when buying a home. But how can you capitalize on this advantage as you search for a home? Here’s our guide to understanding a buyer's market.

❱ In markets where many buyers are competing for a limited number of available homes, sellers have the leverage. So, what’s a buyer to do? Here’s our guide to understanding a seller's market.

How do I buy and sell a home at the same time?

Homeowners who are looking for a new home while trying to sell their current one are often left with many questions, like whether to buy or sell first and how to make both transactions go through smoothly. Discover how to buy and sell a home at the same time.

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Buyer Basics

Is now a good time to buy based on market conditions?

Find out what’s happening in your area and the factors that might impact the purchase of your next home. Read Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner’s latest economic and housing update in his quarterly GARDNER REPORT.

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Your Guide to Buying a Home

Want more in-depth information? Download your free Guide to Buying a Home. With helpful tips on how to search for listings, moving checklists, and information on the buying process from offer to close, it’s your ultimate resource for buying a home.

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