Buying your first home is one of the biggest decision you will make. Before you start house hunting, there are financial considerations and basic homeowner commitments you need to understand. In this episode, you’ll hear from licensed realtor Ed Stulak all about first time home buying. Along with selling real estate in New Jersey, Ed has developed his own personal brand as the “Millennial Realtor” and teaches National and International Real Estate Professionals how to grow a reputable personal brand on social media.
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Ed Stulak is an NJ Licensed Realtor & Social Media shark. He is an up and coming personal brand to continuously watch. In 2013 after an ice hockey injury, Ed received his wake up call and pushed a huge presence in the world of Social Media. He has earned several acclaimed titles in the industry such as; Creative Director, Chief Creative Officer, and Co-Founder of multiple companies that developed his digital platform niche. Along with selling real estate in New Jersey, today, Ed teaches National and International Real Estate Professionals how to grow a reputable & effective personal brand that matters.
What you need to know about buying your first home
You’ll learn why buying a home is actually smarter than renting, associated fees to consider when buying or selling a home, the benefits of working with a realtor, and more!
How do you know if you’re ready to be a homeowner?
Things to consider when picking a neighborhood (schools, safety, city property tax rates, transportation and conveniences, and more)
How many houses you need to see before you find the right one
Figuring out a manageable budget for your first home and avoiding overextending your finances
How do you know how much you can spend on a house?
How much do you need for a downpayment?
Other out of pocket costs to consider when buying a home
How much does it cost to hire a realtor to help in your home search?
- Benefits of hiring a realtor
These were not mentioned in the episode, but I wanted to share a few of Ed’s book recommendations for aspiring entrepreneurs.