Buying a home can be a fun and rewarding experience if you approach it correctly. Here is a brief overview of how to approach buying a home correctly so you do the very best for yourself –


  • Only a mortgage banker – not a broker
  • Get pre-approved – not pre-qualified
  • Don’t shop rates – it can mislead you
  • Get a closing cost worksheet

Know the Home Buying Process

Learn everything that happens & when, this is the key to being fully prepared


  • Consider the ambiance, the style of a town
  • Check out the commute, schools & town services
  • Check out your needs – shopping, hospital nearby? Etc.

The Inventory

  • Learn what’s out there in your price range
  • Discover the style & features you need & like
  • Understand how the market is trending

The Right Professionals

  • Attorney – Licensed in NJ required – use a good local attorney
  • Banker
    • Will give you a closing cost worksheet
    • Will teach you the mortgage/closing process
    • Will spend the time it takes to give you financing options
  • Home Inspector
    • Must be licensed in NJ to perform a home inspection
    • Always do structure, pest, radon & tank sweep inspections
    • Do more inspections as you are advised & you wish
  • Realtor – Only a full time professional
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