First Home | Benefits Program For First-Time Buyers | First Home Program | Long & Foster

The New way to buy

In our First Home program, first-time buyers get financial incentives, guarantees, a personal guide and a dedicated team.

Reserve Now. Buy Later.

Reserve your benefits in less than a minute with no obligation

Home Buying with Benefits

The First Home program is built to coordinate the services you need plus saves you money.

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First Year Free Home Warranty

Worth up to $698

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Free Home Appraisal

Worth up to $500

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Closing Cost $ Credits

$250 Value

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Guide & Team

Coordinate the process

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Guaranteed Closing Date

Beneficial when multiple bids

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Guaranteed Move-In Date

You choose your date

We have all the services you need in one place—brokerage, mortgage, title, insurance, and even moving. A fluid, seamless process to get you to homeownership.

Reserve Now. Buy Later.

Lock in your benefits*. No cost. No obligation.

How long before you intend to buy your first home?
Are you already working with a Long and Foster Agent?

By reserving your benefits you’ll also receive bi-weekly E-newsletters with tips and tools to help you get financially ready to buy.

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With vs Without First Home

With First Home
Without First Home
Getting Started
First Home starts with a personal guide and dedicated team of experts to help with every step.
The traditional process is complex and challenges the first-time home buyer to figure everything out on their own.
Pre-Approval
Complete a simple questionnaire online and get a pre-approval letter, plus free a home appraisal certificate and a $10K closing guarantee certificate.
Search for a mortgage company, go through a pre-approval process and get a pre-approval letter.
Find Home
You’re assigned real estate agent who specializes in first-time home buyers to help you find the right neighborhood and home.
Find a real estate brokerage and agent on your own and hope they help you with your home search.
From Contract to Closing
From getting the right mortgage and title search to getting the best insurance and a free home appraisal, your dedicated team will guide you through the entire process.
Look for a title company and insurance company and coordinate them working with your mortgage company; pay for a home appraisal.
Closing Day
Your dedicated team coordinates your close backed by a $10K guarantee to close on time.
Make sure you have all the correct closing information from each company and hope for a smooth closing.
Move-In
A guaranteed flat-rate quote and move-in date, plus trustworthy crews with the Long & Foster moving company.
Find a trustworthy moving company and hope that the estimate and crew are what was promised.
Homeowner Year 1
Get a free Home Warranty for one year that covers repair and replacement for your home’s most important systems and appliances.
Pay for a home warranty or pay if anything goes wrong with home systems and appliances.
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Why First Time Home Buyers Love Long and Foster

*Disclaimer: While we have assembled the First Home team for you and offer First Home benefits only if you take advantage of the First Home Program, participation in the program is optional. You are NOT required to participate in First Home or to use any Long & Foster affiliate to obtain real estate brokerage services from Long & Foster. Additional terms, conditions, and limitations apply; see longandfoster.com/first-home-terms. For information on Long & Foster’s affiliated business arrangements, please see separate ABA Disclosure at longandfoster.com/first-home-abad.

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  • Save Time
  • Save Money
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Not Financially Ready?

From saving for a down payment to building your credit, there’s a lot of preparation that goes into getting financially ready to buy your first home. We can help you get in the optimal position for your future purchase.

Reserve your benefits and we provide our resources to help you get financially ready to buy.

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