Home Buyers Have Three Important Responsibilities

Dated: 06/05/2016

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The American dream of owning a home is something everyone should have if they want it. You should be able to live where you want and enjoy the features of your environment that help you relax, entertain, play, and do more of the things you enjoy without the restrictions imposed by a landlord.


You can own a pet, build a tree house, paint the walls your favorite color, and play music and videos as loud as you like without disturbing your neighbors. That's the essence of the dream -- independence.


For most first-time buyers, it's better to accept that for dreams to come true, you have to do the groundwork. Yes, you will be far more independent than you would as a renter, but you will still have some very real responsibilities to make home ownership work. Here are the top three responsibilities you'll have as a homeowner.

These are your three important Responsibilites:  

Financial:  You owe your lender timely payments. Paying on time helps you build your credit. With great credit, you can take on more projects such as remodeling, or you'll be able to buy furniture, cars or other things you want with lower interest on your payments.


Neighborhood:  When you buy a home, your household becomes part of the neighborhood. You can influence whether or not the neighborhood prospers or declines simply by the way you treat your neighbors and your home. It's up to you to uphold or to set a higher standard for the neighborhood by keeping your lawn and trees trimmed, your home freshly painted, and toys and trash picked up from the entry.


Household:  

You owe yourself and the other members of your household the best life you can possibly provide. Buying a new homeis a great time to step up your lifestyle and enjoy what your new home and the community has to offer.

Your home should help you be who you want to be. That's the purpose of shaping your environment. You have control over whether you entertain like Martha Stewart, paint in your studio like the next Picasso, or grow a lawn as sleek as the Augusta fairways.


Learn more about these responsibilities at http://goo.gl/dvkXga

If you have any concerns about home ownership, call or text me 864-908-1895

~Marianne


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Marianne Princetta

I'm a baby boomer who grew up during the 1950s in The Bronx, NY. In the mid 1960s my family relocated to Monmouth County, NJ where I graduated from high school and attended what is now known as Monmo....

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