What You Should Know When Getting Ready to Buy or Sell a Home

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Join us for #CreditChat on Twitter to learn what you need to know when buying or selling a home! We’ll be discussing topics like the importance of credit scores, budgeting tips, finding the right mortgage and more. We invite everyone – no matter your level of expertise – to join the conversation. See you then!

Topic: What You Should Know When Getting Ready to Buy or Sell a Home

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where:Join thelive hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Tom Brickman: Founder of The Frugal Gay, Real Estate Investor & side hustle enthusiast; Beverly Harzog:Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News;Rod Griffin:Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian andChristina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. What factors should be considered when choosing to buy or sell a home in the current market? 
  2. How can people ensure their credit is in sound shape to purchase a home?
  3. How can people determine how much house they can afford based on their income and other financial considerations? 
  4. How can someone gauge whether they have enough saved to purchase a home (down payment, closing costs, repairs and more)?
  5. What loan options are available for first-time homebuyers? 
  6. When working with a realtor, how can you ensure that they are working in your best interest as a buyer or as a seller?
  7. Sellers: How can you determine the appropriate value for your home when listing it?  
  8. When selling a home, how can someone determine if their house is best presented for a sale (e.g. staging, repairs), and should they prioritize these tasks? 
  9. When selling a home should the seller offer to pay closing costs and other fees? 
  10. What items are open to negotiation when buying or selling a home? 
  11. Any final tips for someone preparing to buy or sell a home? 

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