First Time Austin Area Home Buyers

We can certainly understand that buying your first home in the greater Austin area can seem like a scary or daunting task.  Having worked with many Austin area first time home buyers in the past, we also realize that there are going to be a lot more questions and a lot of more hand holding.  We actually enjoy helping people buy their first home in the Austin area.  It's all completely worth it when we are able to be a part of the excitement that comes with buying your first home in the Austin area.  You will only buy one first home in your life, and we would be honored to be a part of this important life event.

Having an experienced Austin Realtor that understands the needs of a first time home buyer is critical. Some of the topics that we cover with first time home buyers during our initial Home Buying Consultation include the following:

  • Your first home "wish list"Austin First Time Home Buyer
  • Needs versus wants analysis
  • Goals and reasons behind wanting to own a home
  • The mortgage and loan process
  • The overall home buying process
  • Appreciation trends for various Austin neighborhoods and areas
  • Central Texas school accountability ratings
  • A live Austin MLS search to help identify housing criteria

We also provide all of our Austin area first time home buying clients a FREE best selling book that is a must read for anyone aspiring to buy their very first home in the greater Austin area.  Your First Home is packed with inspiring stories and the wisdom of thousands of successful first-time home buyers.  Not only does it educate readers of the home ownership process in eight simple steps, it also teaches readers ways to overcome less-than-perfect credit and how to implement successful creative financing strategies.  Feel free to read a few excerpts from the book below.

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First Time Home Buying Testimonials
Ricky helped us tremendously when looking for and buying our first home. He took all of the stress out of the situation which we were extremely grateful for because we had no idea what we were doing. Ricky is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to buying and selling houses. When looking at houses he would point out the pros and the cons of the houses instead of just pushing the good things to try and make a sale. This was very helpful because there were many things we did not catch that he did. Ricky and KodiKay were compassionate, helpful, and honest. Next time we need a realtor we are definitely calling Ricky Cain! I would refer him to anyone who is looking for the best realtor in Austin! We love our new house! Thanks Ricky!
Brandon and Melanie Carpenter
You were beyond what I expected from a Realtor and you made this experience as easy as possible. You were there every second of the way, answering and getting back to me in record time. Showing us the little things that mattered for resale and what to look for in a home. If I hear anyone looking for a home I will totally direct them your way.
Michelle Sear
I wouldn't change a thing, great customer service! We also felt like you made us feel like we were your only customers (which we knew we weren't) but just the attention you gave us made us feel it was just us. I liked how you took the time to explain all the "real estate jargon." There were a lot of things that were really confusing but you really took the time to explain things in everyday terms. Thank you, we really appreciate your time and patience.
Andy and Mayra Ramon
As a first time home buyer it was good to work with someone who was honest and genuine. Their knowledge of the various questions that came up also helped my family to feel comfortable about taking their advice. They were also very knowledgeable about all the issues around topic like neighborhoods and school which were very important to me. I felt honored to work with Ricky and his team thus call him not my Realtor, but my friend.
Kevin and Kim Scurlock
Ricky was great to work with when buying my house. He provided a wealth of knowledge and information about the market and properties of interest. Above all else he was very open and honest about each property and he did exactly what he said he would do throughout our working relationship. Very personable and makes you feel like you are his only client. I will use him again when I sell my house and look for a new one.
Tim Landy
Superb defines the Cain Team quite nicely! And literally the entire team is awesome - timely, knowledgeable, with a strong commitment to their customers. I can't say enough good things about their work/support during our first home buying process!
Hayle Howland
Just about everything went smoothly. Even though the closing was delayed you still got me in the house. This was my first purchase and it did go much better than I had expected, Thank-you.
Stephanie Tindor
Everything was done well!  Y'all stayed on top of things better than we could have asked for, and educated us as first-time home buyers without making us feel bad for asking beginner questions. You all also responded very quickly to anything we asked (at all hours of the day/night). Overall, you made a complex process (to us, at least) about as painless as you could have. We are very thankful for The Cain Team's help throughout!
Andrew and Jessica Buxton