Buying Your First Home

The Video Series

First Time Homebuyer Video Series

Video One

Should I Buy or Rent?

Should I Buy or Rent

"Should I buy or rent?" is one of the most commonly asked questions from prospective first time homebuyers. And, there's good reason for that! For those who have never gone through the process of buying a home, the unknown can be intimidating.

Yet, once you explore the pros and cons of renting vs buying, you may be pleasantly surprised. In this video, you'll learn the questions to ask and the people to consult in order to determine if you should buy or rent.

Video Two

How Do I Get a Mortgage?

How Do I Get a Mortgage

Okay, financing your home may not be the most glamorous part of buying your first home, but it sure is the most important!

In this video, you'll learn what you need to do before applying for a mortgage, how to get pre-approved and the various types of loans available just for first time homebuyers.

Video Three

Do I really Need a Real Estate Agent?

Do I really Need a Real Estate Agent

With so many online real estate resources out there, you may be asking yourself "Do I really need a real estate agent?"

The answer is yes! In this video, you'll find out of the services that a trusted, professional real estate agent will offer you. Plus, as a buyer, you can hire a real estate agent at no cost! Who knew!?

Video Four

What if I'm Not Ready to Buy a Home Yet?

What if I'm Not Ready to Buy a Home Yet

Not quite ready to become a homeowner? No worries, we totally understand. However, there are a few things you can be doing now that will prepare you for when you are ready to buy a home.

In this video, you'll learn about the personal and financial steps you can be taking months and even years before you buy your first home.

Video Five

Questions from First Time Homebuyers

Questions from First Time Homebuyers

We've received some great questions from first time homebuyers! Now, we're going to supply some answers to your most frequently asked questions.

In this video, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty's President, Jim Saxon, answers multiple questions relating to buying your first home.