You may not be in the home you purchase for the long haul, but buying a home as a service member can help build your wealth and give you a great place to make memories at your duty station. Here are some important tips for getting started in the home buying process.
1. Find an agent you can trust.
Ask around and talk to friends. Chances are you know a military friendly real estate agent already. Don’t be afraid to look around and talk to a few agents before choosing someone to work with. You need someone who can help navigate the unique challenges of a military move, so be sure to find someone with plenty of experience working with military folks.
2. Know your budget.
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