The decision to purchase a new home is one of the major decisions you will make in your lifetime. What are the reasons you would like to move? Have you outgrown your current home? Are you wanting to downsize, or perhaps find a one-story home? Would you like to have a larger or smaller yard? Do you want to shorten your commute, or are you just tired of paying rent? Evaluating your home buying motivations and desires carefully will help you choose the right property.
If you have made the decision and are looking to buy a new home, here is an abbreviated guide to the phases of the home buying process and some of what you can expect: