The First Time Home Buyer Podcast

The First Time Home Buyer Podcast

Buying your first home can be one of the most stressful, overwhelming, and expensive experiences in your life. This is why we created The First Time Home Buying Podcast, to make this experience EASY and DELIGHTFUL for you. Our goal is to EMPOWER you, the first time home buyer, with all the information and tools that you need so that you can make a great decision buying your first home.

Episodes

May 20, 2022 17 min
How To Choose A Mortgage Lender: Questions To Ask A Mortgage Lender, questions to ask mortgage broker, what questions to ask a mortgage lender.

Today I am going to share with you the top questions to ask your mortgage lender when buying your first home. I am going to be covering 17 questions that you need to ask your mortgage lender so that by the end, you are going to learn how to choose the best mortgage lender to work with you. ...

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Best mortgage lenders. Best mortgage lenders for first-time buyers. Best mortgage lenders near me.

Today I am going to share with you how to find the best mortgage lenders as a first time home buyer.

I am going to be covering: - Who are the best mortgage lenders for first time home buyers - How to choose a mortgage lender - How not to find a mortgage lender - How to find the best mortgage lenders near me (Zillow) - How to compare m...

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Pre-qualified vs pre-approved: should you get pre-qualified or pre-approved? What is the difference?

Today I am going to share with you what is the difference between getting pre-qualified vs pre-approved.

I am going to be covering why you need to get pre-qualified and or pre-approved, what is the difference and how long it takes so by the end, you are going to understand what you should do first, either getting pre-qualified vs pr...

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First Time Home Buyer (2022) - 16 Strategies To Make An Offer On A House And WIN A Bidding War

Today I am going to share with you how to make an offer on a house that will WIN a bidding war. I am going to be covering 16 strategies that will help make your offer super strong so by the end, you are going to learn everything that you need to know to WIN that freaking bidding war. So enjoy, sit back and relax!

Strategies: 1. Build repo...

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For Sale By Owner Zillow (FSBO) - How To Find A For Sale By Owner Near Me Using Zillow

Today I am going to share with you how you can find a for sale by owner property using Zillow. I am going to be covering what is for sale by owner, why people do it, and how you can find for sale by owner properties near you in Zillow. So by the end, you are going to learn everything that you need to know on how to find for sale by owner properti...

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For Sale By Owner (FSBO) For First Time Home Buyers - How To Buy A House Without A Realtor

Today I am going to share with you how to buy a house without a realtor finding a for sale by owner (FSBO) property.

I am going to be covering what is a for sale by owner, why do sellers choose to do a for sale by owner, where can you find one for sale by owner, how you can protect yourself, what is the process, and when buying a for sale by ...

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First Time Home Buyer MISTAKES (2022) - 10 Mistakes First Time Home Buyers - First Time Home Buyer

Today I am going to share with you the top 10 mistakes first time home buyers make.

I am going to be covering all of the mistakes I’ve made plus the ones I’ve seen others make so that by the end, you are going to learn everything that you need to know to make a great decision buying your first home and avoid home buyers remorse!

So en...

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Today I am going to share with you how you can easily calculate how much house you I afford so that you avoid becoming one of the 17 million households in America that cannot go out for dinner because are spending most of their money on their home.

I am going to be covering why do you need to calculate how much house you can afford, what you need to be careful about when talking to lenders, what are the two different expenses you f...

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Today I am going to cover: - Why is it important to work with the best buyer's agent - When you should find your buyer's agent - How not to find a buyer’s agent - How to find several really great buyer agents using Zillow

You can also find more awesome free homebuyer resources by going to https://lauramoreno.com/homebuyer_resources/

— GET STARTED — ✅ Connect with a great home buyer AGENT in your city → https://app.tryhomefl...

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Appraisal Gap: 5 Options to Fix A Low Appraisal

Today I am going to share with you exactly what is an appraisal gap so that you can plan in advance before sending your home buying offer.

I am going to be covering what is an appraisal gap, what are the consequences, how can you protect yourself, what you should do right after you find out there’s an appraisal gap and what are the 5 options you have to fix a low appraisal, so by the ...

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Today I am going to share with you what home appraisals are and how they actually protect you. I am going to be covering what is a home appraisal, how much it costs, who pays for it, why is it important, when it happens, and what can you do to protect yourself when you send your home buying offer.

So by the end, you are going to learn everything you need to know about home appraisals so that you can relax when buying your first hom...

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Today I am going to share with you WHY I think you’d be INSANE to buy a home without a home inspection and how you can create a great home buying offer that will get accepted and that will include a home inspection. I am doing this so that you can win a bidding war and get the home of your dreams, feeling safe and knowing that you are not buying a piece of crap that will need thousands of dollars of repairs.

So in this video, I am ...

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Today, I am going to talk about how to buy a house in 2022. I will cover:

- Why is buying a house so complicated and what you can do about it - How can you make sure you are not skipping a step and making a mistake - How to buy a home in 12 steps

And to access more free and amazing home buyer resources, go to https://lauramoreno.com/homebuyer_resources/

You can do it and you are the best!!!

So sit back, relax and enjoy!

— GET START...

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In this video, we are going to cover how much money will your agent get paid when helping you buy a home.

So why is this important? The more your agent gets paid, the more motivated he is going to be to represent you in your purchase. This is why is so important for you to know.

So sit back, relax and enjoy!

And to access more free and amazing home buyer resources, go to https://lauramoreno.com/homebuyer_resources/

— GET STARTED — ...

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Today I cover how to get thousands of dollars at closing when buying your first home through a commission rebate.

So we will cover: - why agents are offering commission rebates - when do you need to negotiate your rebate - how much will you get at closing - how can you find agents that will give you commission rebates (it's easier than you think!)

And if you want to access more homebuyer resources go to https://lauramoreno.com/...

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In this video, I am going to cover the buyer representation agreement and the steps to hiring a real estate agent once you've found a great one.

And if you want to access more resources on how to buy a home, go to https://lauramoreno.com/homebuyer_resources/

— GET STARTED —

✅ Connect with a great home buyer AGENT in your city → https://app.tryhomeflow.com/find-great-buyers-agent ✅ Buy a home in Brooklyn, New York with Laura Mor...

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There are 2 million real estate agents in America and most new agents represent homebuyers. This is why in order to find a great buyer's agent, you need to interview a few of them.

In this video, I cover the top interview questions to ask your agent when buying a home.

If you want me to select the best real estate agent for you and send you the top interview questions file, click on this link: https://lauramoreno.com/homebuyer_...

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In this video, I am going to share with you exactly what I would do if I was interested in buying a home when mortgage interest rates have reached almost 5% and home prices are way up.

I am going to cover how you might be feeling and what can you do to calm down and decide if you should buy a home or not, including running again your numbers, reminding yourself why you are buying a home, and calculating again what would be best in ...

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To buy a home, most first-time homebuyers choose to work with a buyer's real estate agent but what many miss, is that they can get paid to buy their dream home!

So how does this work?

Today, I explain what commission rebates are and how you can get one.

To access more homebuyer resources go to https://lauramoreno.com/homebuyer_resources

Enjoy and talk to you soon!

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So your mortgage is the most expensive part of buying a home this is why you really need to optimize it and get the cheapest mortgage that you can.

This is why today, I am going to cover:

- What impacts the cost of your mortgage

- Why and when do you need to shop around for rates

- How you can negotiate your rates

- What can you do if you already have a more expensive mortgage rate

To access more homebuyer resources go to https://l...

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