Buying a home is a major life event and it can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. There’s a lot to know—especially for first-time buyers. Thankfully, you won’t be alone in the process. Your real estate agent will be a valuable resource as you navigate the market and negotiate the sales price. That said, the more information you have about the process, the better prepared you’ll be.
If you need help making a home down payment and covering the closing costs on a mortgage, you’re in luck. Read this article on Oregon Down Payment Assistance Programs and see what’s available.
Word on the street is that it’s a good time to be a buyer here in Portland. It’s been a while since we last heard that!
If something goes wrong during the homebuying process, you need to have options! That’s what contract contingencies are—outs for you in case something goes wrong.