This time last year, the boyfriend and I bought our very first home. I actually can’t quite believe we’ve already been in a year! Time must fly when you’re house shopping I guess. The stressful part of the process isn’t so much the searching for the perfect home (in fact that was pretty fun), it the confusing buying part that bothered me.
Buying your first home is probably one of the biggest and most daunting experiences of your life. From applying for a mortgage, to endlessly searching for the perfect property, there was so much to be done and so many different pieces of advice to be taken onboard. At times it felt like we didn’t know where to start.
It wasn’t until we found our lovely little home that everything started to fall into place. We bought a new build from the developer Miller Homes and they couldn’t have been more helpful and more patient. I say patient because being first time buyers, we must have bombarded them with about 1000 times more questions than anyone else on our plot.
So for those of you who are looking to buy your first time home, I thought it might be useful to share my first time buyer story. So here it is, in collaboration with the guys over at Miller Homes…