Guides and Resources

Overwhelmed at the thought of buying a new home? Not sure where to start? This guide shows the best ways to finding personal success in the real-estate market by giving you great tips while also taking you step by step through the purchasing process. (Information provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development site)

1. Figure out how much you can afford

Mortgage/Loan Calculator

Home Econimics

Local Homebuying Programs

2. Shop for a loan

Looking for the best mortgage: shop, compare, negotiate – brochure
Let FHA help you
Learn about interest only loans
Avoid Predatory Lenders

3. Shop for a home

Choose a real estate agent
Wish list– what features do you want?
Home-shopping checklist? take this list with you when comparing homes

4. Make an offer

Making an offer

5. Get a home inspection

10 Questions to ask a home inspector
For Your Protection Get a Home Inspection

6. Shop for homeowners insurance

Homeowners insurance
12 ways to lower your homeowners insurance costs


Still not quite sure what you need to do in order to get into your dream car? Give us a call at 479-739-2333 and we would be happy to discuss with you some of the options and key points of buying your next home.