Home Buyer’s Guides:
How much house can you afford? Find out how to qualify for more, save money on fees, and eliminate potential problems that can derail your deal. This section explains the financial end of buying a home so you know just what you’re getting into.
From filing the appropriate legal documents to helping you find homes that meet your needs, your
Realtor® will be by your side through the entire transaction—and beyond. Find out what your agent will do to represent your best interests.
Special programs designed for first-time buyers are available, and your Clear Lake, IA Realtor can find
them for you. Learn what you could qualify for today.
What are home inspections, and how will they affect your purchase of a home? What about warranties?
Discover all the red flags and how they can help you gain bargaining power, and learn all about home
warranties so you’re truly prepared to buy.
Not all lenders are created equal, but how can you tell the differences between them—and how
important are those differences? Here’s what you should ask your lender to protect your finances, save money, and avoid unnecessary stress.
As a homeowner, you’ll need insurance so you’re prepared for the worst-case scenario. Now, long
before disaster strikes, is the time to figure out what type of coverage is right for you.
What happens at the closing table? When will you get your keys? When does your mortgage loan kick
in? Find out what you need to know about closing day so you’re completely ready to sign the dotted