RISMEDIA, Oct. 9, 2008-Everyone remembers their first home purchase: the slew of questions; the life-altering decision-making; the second-guessing. So much goes into buying a first home. FrontDoor.com takes the mystery and some of the stress out of the home-buying process with its new online guide for first-time home buyers based on one of HGTV’s top-rated series “My First Place.”
“My First Place” on FrontDoor.com takes first-time home buyers through the steps of home buying from finding their dream home to closing the deal, and everything in between. The site features easy-to-use tools and calculators and a variety of videos and handy tips on finding and buying a place. Visitors can even upload their own “first place” pix and videos and share the stories of how they found their own home-sweet-home. Other first-timers can use this library of homes and experiences for inspiration and information — all under one roof.
FrontDoor.com’s 4-step guide simplifies the first-time home purchase process:
1. Evaluate your life and finances-FrontDoor.com’s number-crunching tool can help determine if now is the right time to buy, or what you might have to give up to get there.
2. Shop for a loan-Tools and information to help get papers in order and find out how much you can borrow.
3. Find a house-Three words: research, research, and FrontDoor’s listings.
4. Close the deal-Everything you need to know about the art of negotiation.
According to the company, FrontDoor.com has a full reference package online for each step in the home-buying process.
For more tips and true stories, check out http://frontdoor.com/myfirstplace.
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