Buying a Home Stress Free.
A successful purchase
starts with the right representative.
As a real estate professional I will represent you
and I can recommend other professionals to join your team
taking more of the responsibility off of your shoulders.
A bank is not just a bank. Having the right backer can be
extremely important – it is your money we’re talking about after all! Make sure
that your lender and financial representative is someone with whom you feel
comfortable, and be wary of any lender who promises you more than you think you
can reasonably afford.
Your lenders may or may not require an
independent appraisal, and typically will make arrangements for the appraisal
No home inspection is 100% guaranteed, but a few hundred dollars to
catch a major problem now is certainly better than many thousands to correct
that ‘surprise’ down the road. Ask me as your real estate professional for
Planning some renovations? You’re not the only one! The home
renovation industry is booming, and in some markets, booking a contractor must
be done months in advance (that’s a long time to go without a kitchen). Don’t
let finding the right contractor slip through the cracks – planning ahead will
almost certainly make your renovation smoother, and you contractor will
appreciate the advance notice.
Find out what your price range is
calculators are a good place to start, but as you get closer to being ready to
buy, there is no substitute for a written mortgage pre-approval. Just speaking
to your lender is an extremely worthwhile venture – Find out what your local
market looks like
The internet can be incredibly valuable in doing
preparatory research. As you real estate professional I can direct you to
valuable resources and immediately start e-mailing you real estate listings that
may interest you (or at least give you a better idea of what your needs and
Find out what your true
needs and wants are ....
Compose a needs/wants list that takes
into consideration your local market conditions, your price range.
Find your dream home!
Once you’re ready to
act, you may be surprised by how quickly you can make a decision. Armed with
your pre-approval, a little market knowledge, and your needs/wants list, hit the
pavement, and when you see ‘the house’, put in an offer.
With the right team behind you, it really can be that easy!