For Buyers

A home symbolizes family, rest and security – it’s not just four walls and a roof.  Because of this, home buying can be an emotional undertaking.  And for most people, a home is the biggest purchase they’ll ever make.  Having a concerned, but objective, third party helps you stay focused on both the emotional and financial issues most important to you.

Every member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® makes a commitment to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics, which is based on professionalism and protection of the public.  As a customer of a REALTOR®, you can expect honest and ethical treatment in all transaction-related matters. 

In the buyer’s packet linked to this page you will find many helpful tips to help you in your quest for a home.  Tips such as: questions to ask when choosing a REALTOR®, questions to ask your lender, questions to ask the home inspector, tips to lowering homeowner’s insurance costs, and property tax questions.

The mortgage calculator link will help you determine what your payments will be and give you a good idea of what you can afford before you start looking.

We at BIG SPRING REALTY are committed to helping you toward your goal of home ownership and hope that the information on our web-site is a useful tool for you.

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Helpful Downloads For Home Buyers

5 Factors That Decide Your Credit Score Adobe PDF Document Download 5 Property Tax Questions You Need to Ask Adobe PDF Document Download
5 Things to Know About Homeowner’s Insurance Adobe PDF Document Download 5 Things to Know About Title Insurance Adobe PDF Document Download
6 Creative Ways to Afford a Home Adobe PDF Document Download 7 Reasons to Own Your Home Adobe PDF Document Download
8 Tips to Guide for Your Home Search Adobe PDF Document Download 10 Questions to Ask Home Inspectors Adobe PDF Document Download
10 Questions to Ask the Condo Board Adobe PDF Document Download 10 Questions to Ask Your Lender Adobe PDF Document Download
17 Tips for Packing Like a Pro Adobe PDF Document Download Budget Basics Worksheet Adobe PDF Document Download
Closing Documents You Should Keep Adobe PDF Document Download Common Closing Costs for Buyers Adobe PDF Document Download
Common First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes Adobe PDF Document Download Get Your Finances in Order: To-Do List Adobe PDF Document Download
How Big of a Mortgage Can I Afford? Adobe PDF Document Download How High Tech Home is Your Home? Adobe PDF Document Download
Lender Checklist: What You Need for a Mortgage Adobe PDF Document Download Loan Types to Consider Adobe PDF Document Download
Pros and Cons of Going Condo Adobe PDF Document Download Questions to Ask When Choosing a REALTOR® Adobe PDF Document Download
Specialty Mortgages: Risks and Rewards Adobe PDF Document Download Take the Stress Out of Home buying Adobe PDF Document Download
Tax Benefits of Homeownership Adobe PDF Document Download Tips for Buying in a Tight Market Adobe PDF Document Download
Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood Adobe PDF Document Download Tips for Lowering Homeowner’s Insurance Costs Adobe PDF Document Download
What a Home Inspection Should Cover Adobe PDF Document Download What’s a Home Warranty? Adobe PDF Document Download
What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-through Adobe PDF Document Download What You Can Do to Improve Your Credit Adobe PDF Document Download
Why You Should Work With a REALTOR® Adobe PDF Document Download Your Property Wish List Adobe PDF Document Download
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