Buying your first home is typically pretty straight forward. Find a REALTOR®, secure financing, scope out homes, make an offer, and sign the papers. But when it’s time to move on from that first home, the process gets a bit more complicated. Should you sell your first home before you buy your next one?
Technology has empowered home shoppers with the ability to research, virtual tour, and then buy a house from start to finish without ever seeing it in person – including the closing.
Buying and owning a home is a daunting prospect in the best of times – and the uncertain climate of the economy due to COVID-19 can make it feel downright unachievable. The good news is that there are professionals trained to help you navigate your home-related worries.
If you were poised to buy your first home at the start of 2020, the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the resulting shelter-in-place orders may have caused you to hit the pause button.
While no one can be certain precisely how things will go as the country slowly reopens, there are three positive market indicators suggesting an optimistic future for homeowners.