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Tips for First-Time Homebuyers of Carillon Lakes Community Homes

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers of Carillon Lakes Community Homes


Ready to purchase your new place? If you’ve been thinking about your dream home for a while now and you feel that you’re ready to dive into the whole home buying process, nothing should be able to stop you. However, purchasing a Carillon Lakes community home for sale for the first-time can be a nerve-racking task that you have to be mentally, emotionally, and financially prepared for.


Eager to buy your very own Carillon Lakes community home? Be aware of this essential buying tips.


Here are some helpful tips to help guide you in the home buying process:


Know how much home you can afford. From down payment to monthly mortgage to everyday living expenses, you can never be too financially prepared when buying a home. Be very meticulous about how much money is coming into your savings and expense accounts monthly. Ask yourself whether you’re okay to let all your savings go into your new house. After the purchase, would you have enough left in your bank account to last you from the day of purchase up until moving day? Buying a home can cause a huge dent in your bank account so it’s best to be prepared for this hit.


Get pre-approved for a loan. One way to help your financial capacity to buy a home is to get pre-approved for a loan before actually going out to look for Carillon Lakes community homes for sale. This step ensures that you know just how much home you can afford. This also makes home sellers aware that you are serious about buying their homes and not just looking around, wasting people’s time.


Get a trusted real estate agent to help you. A Realtor® will help you understand the entire home buying process. They are experts at determining the local market value of a home for sale and will tell you when best to buy. They can attend open houses with you, draft offers for you, and they will also be able to help you when it comes to doing all the paperwork for when you decide to purchase a home for sale.


There are so many things that a first-time home buyer should consider before finally purchasing their dream home. Feel free to check out for even more tips and expert advice on buying homes for sale in Carillon Lakes community.


Call me, Petra Norris, at (863) 619-6918 or send me an email at if you’re looking for a Lakeland Florida real estate agent with superior local knowledge, experience, professionalism, integrity, and personal service to help you sell or buy Carillon Lakes community homes for sale.


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Petra Norris - REALTOR®, SFR
Managing Broker - CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.
CDV TransAtlantic Inc
(863) 619-6918
Lakeland Florida Home Search
Comment balloon 2 commentsPetra Norris • September 01 2015 07:11AM


Good morning, Petra! These are awesome tips. It's can really be challenging to go through the entire home buying process for the first time. Thank you for sharing this!

Posted by Connie Wolff, REALTOR, SRES, EPRO, ASR, CNE (EXP Realty LLC) over 3 years ago

Hi Petra! Home buying is a really hard task, moreso if it's your first time to purchase a home. These are awesome tips and thank you for sharing them!

Posted by Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services (Get It Done For Me Virtual Services ) over 3 years ago

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