Preparing First-Time Home Buyers for their New Purchase
Purchasing a home can be an overwhelming and daunting task for anyone—especially the first-time home buyer.
Purchasing a home can be an overwhelming and daunting task for anyone—especially the first-time home buyer. They must account for setting a budget for the down payment, closing costs and mortgage; picking the right community; researching the real estate market; considering the resale value; deciding the pure logistics of the move; and so much more. Your ability to help your clients navigate this process can greatly set you apart from the competition.
Helpful tools for planning.
American Home Shield® has pulled together a suite of helpful resources designed to complement your work as a trusted and valued real estate professional. As you speak to your first-time home buyers, encourage them to go to firsthomeresources.com for helpful resources and information.
Here, your clients will find tips, tools and recommendations on how to:
- Assess their buying power
- Determine where to live
- Plan their search
- Make their purchase
- Plan their move
- Understand the terminology
First-time home buyers sweepstakes.
As an added bonus—or house warming gift—we’d like to do our part to help first-time home buyers worry less and live more. Between now and October 31st, encourage your customers to sign up for the American Home Shield First-Time Home Buyers sweepstakes, and they could win 1 of 14 $500 Apple Store Gift Cards (one drawing weekly), 1 of 28 $50 iTunes gift cards (two drawn weekly) or 1 of 4 $3,000 Apple Store Gift Cards (one drawn monthly).
To register, simply go to facebook.com/team.ahs , like our page and select the First-Time Home Buyer tab to enter contact information. It’s that easy.
For questions about the First-Time Home Buyers program, please contact your account executive.
Thank you for your business!
American Home Shield is providing the information for general guidance only. Due to the general nature of the property maintenance and improvement advice in this material, neither American Home Shield Corporation, nor its licensed subsidiaries assumes any responsibility for any loss or damage which may be suffered by the use of this information.
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