One of your Biggest and Best Investments!
Buying a home is probably the biggest financial commitment you’ll ever make. Buying a home is not just a dollars-and-cents investment-it is an investment in your future. It will create a sense of stability and identity for you and your family. Regardless of how times change, owning a home remains the cornerstone of the American dream.
To assist you in the real estate buying process, we have everything you need – from a basic step-by-step overview to a property comparison checklist to home warranties and inspections. So whether you are a first-time buyer or need a brief buying refresher, let us help you through it all.
Dawson Ford Garbee & Company’s (DFG) property locator provides more detailed property information than any other home or property search site!
Rent or Buy?
The advantages of buying a home versus renting.
8 Easy Steps to Buying a Home
An easy step-by-step to do list for buying a home.
How Much Can I Afford?
A quick look at your finances and what you can afford, the benefits of equity, what tax advantages you have as a home owner, and getting pre-qualified and approved.
Working With An Agent
Why working with a real estate agent makes sense and how to choose one who is right for you.
Making the Right Offer
What to know about making an offer on a potential property.
Home Inspection and Insurance
Having your new home inspected prior to finalizing your purchase agreement is a great idea. And, don’t forget to buy homeowner’s insurance to protect yourself against unforeseen calamity!
Title Insurance and Closing
Understanding title insurance and the closing process will help you make better buying decisions. You can also order title insurance online.
Helpful Buying Tools
To help along your way, Dawson Ford Garbee & Company has a number of helpful buying tools for you to use.