What You Need to Know About Buying a New Home in Metro Atlanta

March 30, 2020

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What to Know About Buying a New Home in Atlanta

Buying a new construction home in Metro Atlanta can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it can also be a scary and stressful process. To ensure you have a smooth transaction from start to finish, familiarize yourself with the home buying process, note the tools and resources available to you, and get all your ducks in order. To get you started, I’ve made a list of the top three ways to set yourself up for success.

Outline Your Musts and Wants

Before starting your search, make a list of must-have and nice-to-have features for your metro Atlanta new home and neighborhood. This will help you narrow down your search early on and prevent the hunt from becoming overwhelming.

Financing Your New Home

When starting the new home buying process, ensure your finances are in order by reviewing your credit score and taking steps to boost it, saving for a down payment, and avoiding any major purchases. Then let’s talk to the builder’s preferred lenders to find out what buyer incentives are being offered for the community and learn more about your loan options to see if they’re right for you.  Once pre-approved for a mortgage and you know your budget, you can more effectively find the right home for you.

Choose an Agent that Sells New Homes

Working with a real estate agent that specializes in selling new construction homes can make a world of difference when it comes to navigating the ins and outs of the home buying process. With my vast background, experience and local knowledge of Metro Atlanta new home communities, I will be your go-to resource every step of the way. By implementing these tips and remembering to enjoy the process, you can set yourself up for a great new home buying experience!

Are you ready to start looking for your new home?

Call Thomas Hodgson, Atlanta New Home REALTOR® at 678.671.6767