Are you considering buying your first home? I'm sure you already know that now's an amazing time to buy your first home. You have the perfect combination of low interest rates, low Santa Cruz home prices and President Obama's stimulus plan which gives you additional incentive to buy now.
To help make your first time Santa Cruz home buying experience the best it can be, here are some tips:
1) Know What You Can Afford
It is easy to get carried away with what you want versus what you can actually afford. Start with reasonable expectations.
2) Decide Exactly What You Need
Consider your current family status and what your immediate future might hold, then decide on the number of bedrooms you require and the amenities you feel you can't do without. If…