When you begin looking for a house, you should consider the following:
- Where do you want to live?
- What type of house do you want?
- What features of a home are absolutely necessary to you?
Take some time to gather your housing needs and put your "wish list" on paper. Now you're ready to begin your search. In every market there are a vast number of properties for sale, and finding the one that meets your needs can sometimes be difficult. To assist you in your search, I offers the Direct to you email. When a property is listed on the MLS you can be the first to know by a direct email from me right you your inbox. This saves you time by providing new listings that meet your search criteria through email.
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You may get lucky and find the neighborhood of your dreams right away. However, you're far more likely to end up evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of several neighborhoods while trying to decide which meets your needs and has a home that meets your criteria. Choose Neighborhood
Prioritize your needs - Buying a home when you have budgetary constraints involves making tradeoffs. When push comes to shove and you have to choose a place to live, you must decide what is most important to you.
Research - You should examine the health of the local economy, area amenities such as parks and entertainment, school quality, and crime rates before you buy a home. I will be happy to guide you and aid you in your search.
Making an Offer can be stressfull. Know that I am here to help. By knowing our market and using my experiance I can assist your when determining your offer price. I can also provide you a Comparative Market Analysis. This is a comparison of recent sales of similar properties that have similar criteria to the house you are looking to purchase. Once you have established a fair price, you're ready to write an offer.
Your sales professional will present the offer to the seller or the seller's agent. The seller will either accept, reject or counter your offer. You may either sign it as it is showing your agreement, or make a counteroffer.
When both the seller and buyer agree to the terms and sign the document, it becomes a valid contract.
Closing & Moving
Typically, the closing will take place at the office of your attorney, abstract or title company. You will be reviewing and signing several loan papers.
After the closing, the mortgage servicer collects your monthly payments and handles your escrow account.During this process you may need a varity of services from an electrician to lawn service.