What is holding you back from purchasing a new home?

February 15, 2016

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Many times people contact me with concerns of why they are not moving forward with their dream of home ownership. There are many things that I hear but there are two that really stand out and are things we can assist with.

First, having debt. Whether it be a student loan, buying a car or an abundance of different things. This can be a large concern for people when making the decision on whether or not to contact a Realtor about buying a home. When it comes to debt, of course you would like to pay it off. However, this may or may not be an option for you. If that is the case, I would highly suggest contacting a loan officer. They may have some great ideas and options to help you pay off that loan sooner or make a change so you are able to be more comfortable moving forward with a home purchase.

Second, your credit. Of course, your credit score is something that is impertinent to whether or not you are able to get a loan for a home. If you have a low credit score and are having a hard time raising it, speak to a loan officer. Again, they may have great ideas on how to raise it quicker then you expect. Depending on the loan you get, the credit score requirements vary, you may be surprised on what you can do now!

If you are thinking about purchasing your first home, second, third or even a lake home, my team and I are here to help! What is stopping you from your dream of home ownership? Whether it be the two I mentioned, or others, I guarantee that we can assist you with questions, concerns, home searching or putting you in contact with loan officers that are ready and able to assist with what you need. It never hurts to see where you stand now and figure out what you need to do to get where you want to be in today’s Real Estate Market.

If you or someone you know is thinking about buying a home and/or selling your current home, contact The Better Living Group today! We are here to provide you with information on purchasing a home and a free market analysis for the home you are considering to sell. The Better Living Group are Real Estate professionals in the Twin Cities and Greater Metro areas who are ready and able to assist with all of your Real Estate needs and goals and to provide only the best Real Estate service to all of our clients past, present and future.

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