Michael Joyce shared his thoughts on home buying in an interview with Rachel DePompa of NBC12. This story has been distributed to NBC affiliates nationwide.

Watch the NBC12 story here.


How To Prepare Before Beginning Your Home Search

In the story, Michael reminds us to interview several realtors to ensure a good fit and a trustworthy relationship.

He warns that you shouldn’t focus only on what your mortgage payment will be; you should consider additional costs of maintenance and property taxes.

Michael encourages consumers to create a realistic and affordable budget before getting pre-approved.