Dispelling Common Home Buying Myths

Owning your own home may be more realistic than you think!

Knowledge is power, particularly if you are striving to afford your first home. The home buying process has many myths, though. For instance, you don’t have to put 20% down, you don’t have to have perfect credit, and you don’t have to accept a high interest rate or junk fees.

Texas REALTORS® are committed to dispelling these myths and making the American Dream of homeownership a reality for more people. Some have taken additional training in affordable housing through a program called the Texas Affordable Housing Specialist certification.

Here are a few details about purchasing a home that may interest you: