Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Home
Asking the right questions when buying a home will help make your experience flow more smoothly.
The following are some key questions to ask yourself (and others) prior to buying a new home.
What Type of Community Do You Want?
Consider where you want to live. parks, crime rate, schools, and taxes. Is it important to live in a community with people who reflect your own age, income and stage of life?
What Are My Priorities?
In addition to your community, what else is important to you in your first home? Should it be move-in ready or are you ready to fix it up? How many cars do you want in the garage? Do you want a garage? Do you want a yard to maintain, or would you prefer to buy a townhouse that offers maintenance-free living ?
What First-time Homebuyer Programs Are Available?
There are many programs available for first-time homebuyers that can affect your required down payment, terms, and rates. Your MidCountry mortgage specialist will help you find the program that best fits your needs and personal situation.
Complete Homebuyer's Mortgage Guide
Minimum and Maximum loan amounts apply. Rates and programs subject to change at any time. Loans subject to borrower qualifications, property evaluation and credit approval. All rates and program guidelines subject to change without notice based on consumer eligibility and marketing conditions. All loans subject to credit approval and compliance with underwriting standards.