Step 3 of Buying a Home- Find a Neighborhood

Find Your Perfect Neighborhood

In a continuing look at the process of buying a home, today we are looking at how to find a neighborhood in which you want to live. This is important. You buy a home, but your neighbors come with it. You want to feel Find Your Perfect Neighborhoodcomfortable, safe, and part of the greater community. I would like to offer a few tips you can use to really get an idea of what is going on in any neighborhood.

1st Step to Buying a Home

Dayton Ohio Realtor

The home buying process is a little different for each home and each buyer, but in general there are 10 Steps most real estate transactions go through from the very beginning of the process to the closing. Let’s take a look at the 1st Step in some detail. Step 1- Find a Realtor You Can Trust First […]

10 Steps to Buying a Home

10 Steps to Buying a Home

While buying a home in Dayton Ohio is a process that tends to follow a predictable series of steps, some steps can be complex and may need more oversight to see them through successfully. Think of a real estate agent as a trail guide. They’ve been down this path many times before, they know where the tricky parts are how to proactively navigate through those brambles. Having an experienced professional (that would be me!) guiding the process can help get your transaction completed smoothly. Let’s take a quick overview of each step-

Investors left out of the FHA 203(k) Renovation Loan

Example of type of work an FHA 203(k) loan was created to repair.

The FHA 203(k) loan is a great way to get home owners into distressed homes by allowing them to finance both the mortgage and the renovations on the home, into a single loan with a single closing. These 203(k) renovation loans are especially useful for someone looking for homes in first-tier Dayton suburbs like Centerville, Kettering, Englewood, Trotwood, Huber Heights, Fairborn, Riverside, or the historic districts in Dayton.