First Time Homebuyers and Mortgages

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“We’ve rounded second and are halfway home, so far as the Federal First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit is concerned. First time homebuyers must purchase their principal residence by December 1, 2009- which means that many are now hopping off the fence and making a decision about their next move.

The most confusing aspect of the home purchase for many first time home buyers is the mortgage process. It’s a complicated process for someone who is accustomed to a simple credit check followed by a series of rent payments. So, if you- or anyone you know- is considering a joining the glorious party known as home ownership, check out this article from MSN- 8 Big Mortgage Mistakes and How To Avoid Them.”

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Jon Effron is widely regarded as one of the leading Realtors in Atlanta, working with both buyers and sellers throughout the metro area to maximize their real estate investments. In 2014, Jon was the #1 individual agent at Keller Williams Intown, one of the largest brokerages in Intown Atlanta. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Jon was the Vice President of Development at Tujay Group, an Atlanta real estate development firm. His career pre-real estate included stints at, eGroups (now Yahoo! Groups) and Elite Traveler magazine, where he served as the Vice President of Marketing.