Advice from a First Time Homebuyer

first-time-home-buyerAs a Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), I often run across articles about the home buying process. There are thousands of resources available to DIY buyers before ever coming into contact with a Realtor. Some articles tend to be more confusing than helpful, while others help prepare you for the road ahead. To prevent you from deciphering articles on your own, I’ve highlighted a great post that all buyers should take a moment to read. Here are the details:

Katy Klein works with Redfin (a real estate search tool), but recently found herself in the process of buying her first home.  As Katy writes,

It’s my job to talk to real estate agents and homebuyers, so I thought I was more prepared than the average bear, but I was just as clueless as the next guy.

After purchasing her happily-ever-after home, Katy shares her experience and offers advice for first-time homebuyers following in her footsteps.  Check out Katy’s post and see for yourself!

Hampton Roads Real-e-statement is written by Alyssa Godwin, a Realtor with Liz Moore and Associates. For questions regarding buying or selling contact Alyssa at 757-329-6161 or You can also find Alyssa on Facebook or on the web at