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Start your homebuying season with this play-by-play.

Are you pumped and ready to get into the homebuying game? Or does the competition make you feel like the waterboy? Fortunately, Mark and his team are here to coach you into homebuying shape. These mortgage coaches (a.k.a. Lending Landry’s, Borrowing Belichick’s, Selling Sark’s) make rookie homebuyers feel like veteran investors and veterans feel like GOAT’s.

First Half: Know your route.

With the right strategy, you can come out on top in today’s home buying market. Austin’s high, some say skyrocketing, prices of the previous year have actually scared off a lot of homebuyers. However, the sellers who overshot their target have now had to come back down on their asking price. Less competition and lower prices all work to your advantage. And even though interest rates have increased, they are still comparable to pre-pandemic levels. Mark also has “lock-and-shop,” which lets you lock in a rate so you can shop for properties without any surprise rate hikes.

Halftime Show: Join the cheer squad.

If you’ve had a great experience with Mark and the team, we’d love to hear about it. And, frankly, we want other people to hear it too. Please review us on Google. We like lots of stars (and Mark is adorable when he blushes).

Second Half: Trust your coach.

Any GOAT will tell you that preparation is the key to success. That’s why Mark Smith recommends his Crunch the Numbers tool so you can calculate how much you can afford before you shop. He’s also loaded with other game-changing how-to’s so you can make the most of your biggest investment (and best way to build wealth). Topics include getting your credit in shape, finding the right loan type, accessing down payment assistance, and more. If you like film study, Mark’s blog has some great up-to-the-minute videos with advice from the man himself.

Let’s face it: the Austin mortgage lending game has lots of nitty gritty. Good thing Mark and his team love all of that. They are the best at helping you dot every “i” and cross every “t”. All without too many bumps and bruises.

Huddle with Mark and his team today to get your own mortgage lending game plan.