Author - Abby Smidt


Abby Smidt is a real estate broker for a small brokerage specializing in first time home buyers, Starting Point Realty (  The company was built over eight years ago upon the premise of helping first time home buyers through the entire buying process.  We’re there to provide guidance and to ensure the buyer has all the knowledge needed to make an informed decision.  One of the services Starting Point Realty provides (partnered with a lender) is free home buyer seminars.  It’s a very relaxed atmosphere that encourages questions, for more information and to find upcoming dates email

First Hurdle to Home Ownership

No matter if you are expecting a new addition to your family, need more space for the toys strewn all over (how amazing would an actual family room be!), or just want to move to a new neighborhood and school district—the thought of undertaking the home buying process can be a little daunting, especially for first time home buyers.  The biggest and first hurdle (anyone else excited for the Olympics?!) you should clear is talking to a lender!  I can’t stress this point enough, even if you do...

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 6:00 AM by Abby Smidt