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First Time Home Buyers

The homebuying process, especially the first time around, can be long and involved. Let Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CNY Realty help!

From finding the one to closing the deal, our agents are good to know.

As you start your home ownership journey, you’ll need an agent prepared to build a relationship based on your long-term goals. Our highly trained network agents have the wisdom and dedication to ensure you get all the value that home brings – not just in your first home, but year after year after year, home after home after home.

Use our agent’s experience to your advantage.

Buying your first home is a huge decision and one that merits real research and a trusted partner. That’s where our network can guide you. 

While this is your first time buying a home, our agents do this every day. So they can walk you through the process. Provide the most accurate numbers and talk through what they mean. And, most importantly, offer real-world insight and advice based on years of local market experience. It’s that level of knowledge that will leave you 100% confident in your decision to buy.

“A home is one of the most important assets that most people will ever buy... You want to work with someone you can trust.”
Warren Buffett
CEO Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices does not endorse any of the products or vendors, referenced on this material. Any mention of vendors, products, or services is for informational purposes only.

First time home buyer? Keep these tips in mind.


Down Payment Isn’t Everything

Set aside 1-3% of your purchase price to cover unexpected fees and expenses.


Plan Ahead

Specialists recommend holding at least six mortgage payments in the bank in case of emergency.


DIY to Save

Based on the inspection, you may want to buy the home as-is for a lower cost, then tackle projects later on your own timeline and budget.

Take the Next Steps


Find an Agent

Our agents are good to know.


Buying a Home

Search homes, find an agent and more.

Preferred Lenders

Preferred Lender

Paragon Home Loans

It is our goal to provide our customers with the best mortgage products available. What makes us attractive to our customers is that we have partnered with many of the biggest and most diverse lenders in the country to offer a variety of programs and rates to fit the needs of all of our customers.

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