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Buying a Home

Buying a home in Millstone Township, Allentown NJ, Robbinsville, Manalapan, Upper Freehold Twp involves preparation and planning. Before you begin the search, invest time to establish a solid plan. Some preliminary research can pay off big dividends in helping you to get the best home at the best price and terms.
Consider these factors in formulating your plan:

Address financial issues

  • Check your credit rating, clean up errors and problems.
  • Determine your buying power; get pre-approved for a mortgage.
  • Don't make significant purchases before buying a home.

Decide what you want

  • List the features you would like in your next home.
  • Prioritize the importance of each feature.

Consider lifestyle factors

  • Do you need to be close to recreational facilities, hospitals or schools?
  • Do you like a large or small yard?
  • What commuting distance or time is manageable for you?

Think of the future

  • Will your need for space be shrinking or enlarging soon?
  • Will your lifestyle needs change soon?

Choose a real estate agent

  • Does the agent work in the areas of interest to you?
  • Whom will the agent represent?

Find a home

  • You're ready now, so, let's find a home.
  • Also learn about ERA Buyers Protection Program.

ERA® Answers

ERA® Answers is part of that ERA® commitment to you. Here we share many of the most important things we've learned over the years while helping hundreds of thousands of families like yours. ERA® Answers is based on 90 of the questions we hear most frequently — questions that come from people just like you, with concerns and needs much like yours. It offers you straight answers with inside tips and explanations to help you feel more comfortable and confident about your home buying and selling decisions.
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