Allen Real Estate when you want a Realtor who knows Texas Land

A Real Estate Brokerage Company dedicated to Professionally Buying & Selling in Central Texas and The Texas Hill Country:  Ranches, Residential and Country Homes, Land, Acreage, Lots, Commercial Properties, Farm and Ranch, and Sales & Leasing and much more.

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Valuable Information & Resources for Buyers
The real estate buying process can seem formidable; however, by taking a few steps, you will soon be holding the keys to your own home!

We recommend the following 9 steps:

  1. Figure out how much you can afford

  2. Know your rights

  3. Shop for a loan

  4. Find out about home buying programs

  5. Shop for a home

  6. Make an offer

  7. Get a home inspection - offer should be based upon this

  8. Shop for homeowners insurance

  9. Sign papers

How much home can you afford?

Your income, credit rating, current monthly expenses, down payment and the interest rate are items that are necessary to find out how much home you can afford. The Mortgage Calculator to the right provides an approximate payment amount for the price range home you are considering. 

Ginnie May Worksheet on for estimating home affordability
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Buying vs. Renting
Know your rights?

Fair Housing: Equal Opportunity for All
Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act  (RESPA)
Borrower's rights
Predatory lending
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Shop for a loan

Talk to lenders, compare costs and interest rates, negotiate to get the
best rates. Obtain pre-approval for a loan before you start looking. 

Looking for the best mortgage
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Find out about home buying programs
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Shop for a home
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Make an offer

Discuss the offer amount & process of making the offer with your real estate agent. If the seller counters your offer, you may need to negotiate until you both agree to the terms of the sale.

Making an offer
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Offer based upon a home inspection

Make your offer contingent on a home inspection. An inspection will tell you about the condition of the home, and can help you avoid buying a home that needs major repairs.

For Your Protection Get a Home Inspection
10 Questions to ask a home inspector
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Shop for home owners insurance

Lenders require that you have homeowners insurance. Be sure to shop around.

Homeowners insurance
12 ways to lower your homeowners insurance costs
Sign Papers

You're finally ready to go to "settlement" or "closing." Be sure to read everything before you sign!

Settlement Costs and Helpful Information
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