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Lehigh Valley PA First Time Home Buyer?

Buying your first Home in the Lehigh Valley is very exciting. You'll finally have a place to call your own!

A home is most likely one of the largest purchases you will ever make. It is important to get educated about the Lehigh Valley Home Buying Process.

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Why Own a Home in the Lehigh Valley?

  • The American Dream of Home Ownership!
  • Start a Family!
  • Tired of Making your Landlord Rich!
  • Investment in Your Future!
  • Tax Benefits!
Buying a Home May Actually Save You Money versus Renting!

Basic Steps to Buying a Lehigh Valley Home

  • Get a Pre-Approval and GFE (Good Faith Estimate) from a Lehigh Valley Mortgage Company (know your Numbers)
  • Interview Lehigh Valley Home Buyer Agents (get an agent to represent your best interests, work with only one agent)
  • Search through Lehigh Valley home listings (computer, newspapers/magazines, agent recommendations)
  • Have your agent schedule private showings of homes that interest you (your agent can provide you with general information about each house as well as get answers to many of your other questions)
  • Make an offer on your dream home (determine offering price, deposits, inspection and mortgage contingencies...etc). Your Lehigh Valley Real Estate Agent will work with you through all of these steps!
  • Offer Accepted
    • Communicate with the title company, mortgage company, and sellers agent
    • Make necessary deposits/escrows
    • Conduct inspections (property, wood destroying insect, septic, water) - Negotiate repairs
    • Certificate of Occupancy Needed?
    • Order appraisal
    • Obtain mortage committment
    • Obtain hazard/homeowners insurance
    • Contact utility companies
    • Perform pre-settlement walk-thru
  • Closing - Move into your new home

Lehigh Valley Home Buying Seminar

For more information about all of the above and to get answers to all of your questions, attend a FREE no-obligation Home Buyer Seminar.

Lehigh Valley Home Buying Report

FREE no-obligation report on "How to Stop Paying Rent and Own Your Own Home Instead".

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Visit Lehigh Valley Homes Online for information about buying or selling a home or property in Lehigh Valley PA including the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton.

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Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Fox & Roach REALTORS®, Lehigh Valley PA

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Fox & Roach REALTORS®
3101 Emrick Boulevard, Suite 101
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Main Office: 610-865-0033 (ask for Joe Finnerty)
FAX: 610-974-9430

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