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Deciding to Buy

People have a lot of different reasons for deciding to buy
a home. Some are first time home buyers looking to step into
their own space, while some are buying to accommodate a
growing family, and others still are seeking a sound investment
or to downsize from an existing home.

The first step in the home buying process is knowing why you're
buying, which will inform your decisions about what you'd like to
look for.

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Why Do You Want To Buy?

Are you tired of paying rent? Have you decided to pay your own mortgage and not your landlord’s? Have you outgrown your current home? Are you looking for an investment portfolio? Are you looking for a rental property? Would you like a larger yard? Would you rather live in a different area? Do you want to shorten your commute? Having a clear sense of your reasons for buying will help you choose the right property.

Has Your Income Grown?

Property ownership is an excellent investment; whether you are looking for your dream home, a rental property, or to expand your investment portfolio. Owning real estate is one of the least risky ways to build equity or to obtain a greater return on your initial investment.