Buying a new home can seem like a daunting task. By breaking down the process into steps, and making a plan it can help ease how overwhelming it may seem. To more easily get you on the road to homeownership!

 

Here are 7 Steps to Buy Your New Home:

  1. Save for a down payment

The first step to owning your new home should be preparation. Getting in the best financial shape possible before starting your home search will allow your process to go smoother. Most financial advisors recommend you save up at least a 10% to 20% down payment for your new home. Other factors you can begin thinking about include whether you would like to do a 15 year, 20 year, or 30 year mortgage, which have different pros and cons.

  1. Get pre-approved for a…

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A new movement is sweeping the nation, its creative, kind, and almost free!   Rocket City is no exception to this new movement, some call it painted rocks, or “Kindness Rocks”.   Here in North Alabama, we call it Rocket City Rocks. It’s pretty simple, paint a rock and hide it somewhere for someone else to find to brighten their day.  After finding the rock the idea is to continue spreading joy by either re-hiding the rock, or paint your own rock and hide it.

Rock painting is fun way to get out and explore the area to hide rocks you have painted or search for rocks hidden by others here in Tennessee Valley.  To get in on the fun in a digital way, you can even put a message on the back to “Post a Picture to Rocket City Rocks FaceBook Group”.  Some…

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Are you looking for a family friendly activity that can get your family active and teach life changing skills? Tiger Rock Huntsville is a great place to increase your activity level as well as gain self-confidence and learn self-defense techniques!

My son started Tiger Rock Martial Arts about a year ago. He immediately loved the structured classes and the ability to train with his friends that were higher belt levels than himself. After bringing Dirk to class for a few months my husband, Luke, began classes as well. After watching my son and husband excel in Tiger Rock training, I decided to give it a try! In January, Tiger Rock Huntsville offered a parents-train-for-free month.  It was the perfect time for me to try it.  I was tired of boring…

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