In our Home Buyers section, you can find valuable information about buying a home.

Buying vs. Renting – What are the benefits of owning a home? Buying a home to build equity is one of the main reasons for prospective home buyers. What are the benefits of renting? Most people say freedom. We have outlined the pros and cons for future home buyers.

Buying a Home – Do not let that excitement make you forget about the key things that you need to consider when buying a home. We have put together this useful checklist to use during the buying process. Remember, your realtor is there to help you.

Financing a House – When financing a house, the buyer is left with many questions. What is the difference between a fixed rate and an adjustable rate? Is a 15 year loan better than a 30 year loan when financing a house? Read valuable information about financing your new home.

Home Inspection – This is the second major decision-making factor after financing. You have found the perfect home and your offer has been accepted. Don’t let your dream turn into a nightmare because you didn’t get a home inspection.

Condo vs. House – What is better a condo vs house? Wenzel Select Properties real estate brokers are often asked this question. The kind of home you choose will highly depend on your finances and needs.

New vs. Older Home – Both types of properties have their own advantages. We are often asked the difference between buying a new home vs. older home. Wenzel Select Properties put together a list of advantages to buying a new home vs. buying an older home for your review.

Hiring a Realtor – Discover the value of a Realtor in the home buying process and save yourself the headache. When hiring a Realtor, he or she can help you select the right property that meets your needs. Your Realtor has the ability to produce detailed information on properties that meet your criteria via the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

Home Buyers Closing Costs – Prior to closing, the buyer is presented with a closing statement which outlines all closing costs involved in purchasing a new home. This includes buyer and seller expenses and credits like prepaid taxes, down payment, taxes that are not paid yet, inspection fees, attorney fees, etc.

Moving Tips – After the home purchasing process, you can begin to plan moving to your new home. Moving can be stressful, and planning your move is important to eliminate the stress. Wenzel Select Properties has compiled a Moving Tips checklist to guide you through the moving process.

Real Estate Terms – List of terms used in the buying process.