Is 2016 the year you will buy your first home in Fishers, IN? 2016 is shaping up to be a great year to buy real estate so kudos for you for deciding to take the plunge into home-ownership this year. In the spirit of the New Year, here are several resolutions, perfect for the prospective home-buyer.
- Create and Stick to a Budget. Rework your budget to allow for the extras associated with home-ownership, including taxes and utilities. Live off of this budget for a few months and see that it is doable for you.
- Continue Saving. If you are planning to buy a home in Fishers, IN you likely have already saved your down payment. Make sure you continue to pad this savings for any unexpected costs during the home-buying process. Don’t forget to budget for moving expenses and closing costs too.
- Save an Emergency Fund. In addition to your down payment you should also have a separate emergency fund that is equal to about 3-6 months of expenses. This emergency fund will help you in case something goes wrong in the new house.
- Learn Some Home Care Basics. Once you own your Fishers, IN home, you no longer will have a landlord to call, should something break. Learning some basics of home care will help you upkeep and fix minor issues yourself instead of calling for a handyman. Check out your local improvement store for classes and also videos online can be very informative.
When you are ready to buy your Fishers, IN home, contact a Fishers, IN real estate agent. We’re committed to providing you with the highest quality service. You deserve to have all the latest market information and the very best advice, both of which we can provide you with. We hope to speak with you soon!
Rodney & Amanda Heard
Heard Real Estate Team