Buying a home is actually pretty simple if you develop a plan for yourself and work the plan day by day. Here are our top 3 tips for getting your home buying journey off to a great start!

1. Decide if homeownership is the right move for you.

Homeownership is a great investment opportunity but may not be the best option for you if you plan on moving frequently in your career or have just relocated to a new area with for a new position.

2. Hire a Realtor who works with first time home buyers.

There are over 2 million Realtors all specializing in different real estate services. It's not good enough to work with your friend just because they're your friend- you need a home buying expert to guide you through the entire home buying process. Your Realtor will be able to assist with financing, negotiations, scheduling home showings and most importantly negotiations. Your home is one of the biggest investment decisions of your life and shouldn't be taken lightly. If you're in the Hollywood California market - contact Exit Group LA who has agents specializing in the home buying process!

3. Get A Mortgage Pre-Approval

 Before wasting your time searching for homes - get pre-approved by mortgage broker so you know how much home you can afford.