New Home Buyers Guide - Purchasing New Homes In Oklahoma City
March 20, 2014
Ideal Homes, the leading new home builder in the Oklahoma City Metro, wants you to find the perfect home. Here are a few steps that we recommend considering to help you begin your search for a new home. Step One: Get Pre-approved - It's always best to start your search for a new home armed with an accurate budget. There is nothing worse then falling in love with a home that exceeds your price range. If you'd like to better understand mortgage lingo, we've created this mini guide to mortgage terms. Check with your accountant on tax advantages available to you. Step Two: Search Online - Top home builders in the Oklahoma City Metro have lots of information available online to begin your home search. You will find detailed floor plans, information on energy efficiency, neighborhood information and get to know the history and background of the builder. You can begin your search without burning lots of gas running around town. Here are some great checklists to help you with your home search. Step Three: Narrow Your Options - Make calls and start asking questions so that you can narrow down your choices to only the best options that work within your budget and list of must haves. It can be overwhelming to visit 10-15 different communities. They will begin to look the same and will make it harder to decide on your home. Here is a great list of questions to help you narrow your options. Step Four: Visit the Models - Once you've narrowed down your choices go out and look at the communities and home construction in person. Step Five: Find That One Unique Property - By this point, once you know your price point, you've done your research, you've narrowed your options, you've made your visits, you should be able to identify that one unique property that will work for you and your family. By this point you are on the way to becoming a new homeowner!