21 Questions for First Time Home Buyers

Dec 2, 2022 | Home Buyers

21 Questions for first time home buyers may seem like alot and they often get advice from parents, grandparents and friends and even strangers on the internet. The best place to go would be to someone who is in real estate everyday. That’s why you have come to the right place to get started with these 21 questions for first time home buyers.

First time home buyers are often looking for tips and ideas to help them realize the dream of home ownership. First time home buyers may know that home buying is what they want, but could there be some items they may not have considered?

21 Questions first time home buyers want answered

  1. Do you know what your budget is?
  2. Do you know what type of financing is available for you?
  3. Do you know if you have any first time home buyer programs available in your state?
  4. Does your financing require a minimum down payment?
  5. Do you know where the money for a down payment can come from?
  6. Is your credit score where it needs to be to get a mortgage?
  7. Do you know what your debt to income ratio is?
  8. Do you want a particular style of home?
  9. How many bedrooms would you want in your new home?
  10.  Do you want a large yard to care for?
  11. Do you want to some day add a swimming pool to your yard?
  12. Are there any restrictions to the property – such as operating a business or making updates that would prevent you from enjoying the home?
  13. Would you want to be close to neighbors?
  14. Would you like some acreage or a larger yard to have space at home?
  15. Would you want to buy with a future of investing such as a multi-family property that you could rent or lease?
  16. Do you have school aged children who do not want to change schools or do you plan to have children and want to know about schools?
  17. Are there certain amenities that you would enjoy having such as a community swimming pool or golf course?
  18. Do you need to get an inspection on a newly constructed home?
  19. Do you even need representation when buying a new construction home?
  20. Do you have someone who can connect you to trusted vendors if your home needs inspections or repairs?
  21. Are you wanting someone who is on your side and looking out for your best interest?

Try not to feel overwhelmed with all the questions as a first time home buyer

Honestly, this list is just a few of the types of the questions that you may have when you are a first time home buyer. As experienced real estate professionals, we have heard many of them and helped many people get the answers to those questions and more.

Seeking advice from family, friends and maybe co-workers is great, but it may be a good idea to work with a professional who is focused soley on real estate. We see this every day and can help you with your particular situation. You are unique and so are your needs as a first time home buyer.

Before you work with a real estate agent, you should do some research to have some idea of the asking price of properties in your preferred area, reviews about your desired neighborhood, and the amenities nearby. And if you plan to buy a home in North Texas, we’d love to help you get a good offer. And as local North Texas real estate agents, we can advise on some of the most suitable neighborhoods that fit your lifestyle. So call us today at (817)271-4058 to get started.

21 Questions for first time home buyers

Tricia Jones, REALTOR®

Tricia Jones is a REALTOR® in North Texas with The Jones Team, brokered by eXp Realty and digital creator. 

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