First Time Home Buyers: Tips for Today's Market

first time home buyers
first time home buyers

Buying your first home

is a big step and a huge investment. For first time home buyers, the process is never quick and easy, but today's low prices and lower interest rates are mighty tempting for those with a little liquidity and the cojones to dive into the market checkbook first.

Hold on to your wallet though! The paperwork, the finances, the legalities, the homeowner insurance, the adjustments, the whatever else, are all details that need to be squared away before taking the plunge. And that's only if you've actually found that first home you'd like to reside in.

Here are a eight tips from real estate experts on looking for that first home.