Its common knowledge owning property is a wise and smart investment compared to renting. However, as a first time home buyer you shouldn’t jump out there without having this crucial information that Phillips shares in her book.
Readers will discover:
How to choose the perfect location to include how to know you’re in the right neighborhood
The importance of comparison shopping
The difference between City and Country Living
A home inspection checklist and how to use it when it comes to making a decision to close on the house and much, much more.
It is important home buyers recognize a good realtor will put their needs and wants before that of the realtor. They will not try to sell their clients on a home that meets their individual need and is not appropriate for their client. Phillips explains how to work with realtors in one of the chapters.
As a realtor who is focused on first time home buyers, Phillips shares about different financing options so the buyer(s) does not end up in an uncomfortable financial situation in the process of obtaining the “American Dream”.
Buying a home can be a stressful situation or one of comfort because you have inside information, a realtor that is focused on your interest, know what the terms of the purchase would be as well as are you able to secure financing? Don’t let your dream turn into a nightmare even before you purchase.
Edie’s First Time Home Buyer’s Manual can be found on Amazon.com
About Edie Phillips
Edie is a licensed Realtor at Elegant Estates by Auction in Austin, Texas. She graduated from St. Edward’s University with a B.A. in Psychology. Based on her passion, experience and knowledge, she has helped investors and families with property related matters. Her professional and personal affiliations include the National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Austin Board of Realtors, Agape’ Christian Ministries, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and National Black MBA Association.