- Newly married couples should establish a budget centered around homeownership
- Defining priorities, doing your research and hiring a Realtor is important steps
Starting a life together as a newly married couple is exciting. The place you choose to buy and call a starter home will be one of the most important decisions you will make together as a couple. After all, it is not only where you will be living and building your futures together, it is a substantially large financial investment.
As exciting as the home buying experience can be, it can very easily become overwhelming. Knowing what to look for will minimize your chances of making a poor investment and will help give you peace of mind in finalizing your decisions. In her article “Getting Hitched: How to Find Great Starter Homes for Young Couples” Linda Scarberry with Carrington Connects shares some good ideas for young couples.
- Establish Your Budget
- Define Your Priorities
- Do Plenty of Research
- Find a Good Real Estate Agent
- Get Pre-Qualified for a Mortgage
Read more of Linda’s article on Carrington Real Estate’s Blog.
Alex Vaughn, Realtor®, MBA
Alex Vaughn is a Short and Foreclosure Certified Realtor licensed with Carrington Real Estate Services (US), LLC in Florida and Michigan, serving the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Metro Detroit, Michigan areas. Alex also holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Florida International University. You can reach Alex at Twitter @iAmDAlex.