Buying Your First Home in
the Port Orange Area
Buying a home for the first time may seem like an overwhelming process, especially when you have no idea where to start—but that's why I'm here for you. Learn more about the process of obtaining a mortgage, finding the perfect home, and making an offer, and you'll be on your way to owning your very own home near Port Orange!
Let's Get Started!
First and foremost, let's talk about mortgages. Most buyers need one, and there are a lot of options that vary greatly from lender to lender and from buyer to buyer. This means it's important to understand what you're looking for and talk to a lot of different lenders to ensure you're getting the best deal possible.
What Goes into a Mortgage?
There are four main components to a mortgage payment, often abbreviated as "PITI." Let's take a closer look at what they mean.
Calculate Your Monthly Payments!
Now that you've learned a little more about what you'll pay each month, it's time to go shopping! There are thousands of different types of mortgages available to Port Orange home buyers, including VA, FHA and even first-time buyer loans. You can also choose between a fixed or adjustable interest rate.
If you want to start crunching some numbers, try checking out my mortgage calculator!Mortgage Calculator
Now it's time for the fun part—actually searching for your home and finding "the one!"
This is where you get to decide exactly what you want and need in a home, from the type of house or townhouse to the location of the neighborhood to all the exciting interior and exterior amenities you just have to have! Make sure you keep detailed records of the homes you visit, noting things you liked, didn't like, pros and cons, etc. Taking pictures can also help keep your memory fresh.
Meet Your Perfect Match
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