To Buy or Not to Buy...That Is the Question

Process of Buying a Home

WHAT TO DO BEFORE BUYING

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or an experienced homebuyer, people are often confused about buying a home, and for good reason.  Laws governing the purchase and sale of real estate are constantly changing.  Real estate is also a topic you hear about every day.  We are bombarded every day by “now is the time to sell,” “now is the time to buy,” “interest rates are going up,” “interest rates are going down” and on and on and on.  This constant stream of banter from everyone to the neighbor next door to the news caster on the television screen can leave potential home buyers confused, frustrated, and not sure where to turn for advice.   Click Here to Read More...

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HOW TO CHOOSE A REAL ESTATE AGENT

Many people give little thought to finding the real estate agent best suited to their needs.  Some also try to complete this process without the aid of an agent.  With all the tools and advice available today it would be possible for you to buy your home almost completely without the aid of real estate professionals; however, that's not necessarily recommended. Click Here to Find Out Why...

 

GET LOAN PRE-APPROVAL

Prospective homebuyers may be chomping at the bit as the housing market shows signs of recovery, but the path to getting a mortgage can be strenuous. Many housing markets have shifted to favor home sellers recently, meaning homebuyers face stiff competition and need to make themselves the most attractive candidate in order to get their dream home.  Click Here to Read More...

SHOPPING FOR A HOME

Searching for a home can be a very time consuming task.  many buyers jump onto real estate search sites like “Realtor.com,” “Zillow” or “Trulia” for hours a day trying to find their home.  Others rely on their real estate agent to search.  Before anyone can search you have to narrow down your criteria.  Click Here for Tips to Narrow the Search...

CHOOSING A HOME

A house is shelter, but a home is far more. It's where you live, relax, entertain friends, raise families, and work. A home is where you spend much of your life, and so choosing a house is an enormous decision.  How do you know if a house is THE one?  Click Here for Some Tips

MAKING AN OFFER & GETTING A CONTRACT

Now that you’ve found a house you are interested in it is time to make an offer.  The first step is to make a written offer.  Making an offer on a house isn’t a roll of the dice.  There are some basic steps you and your REALTOR® can take to arrive at a price range and other terms that can be beneficial and save you money.  Click Here to See These Steps...

AFTER YOUR OFFER IS ACCEPTED

Congratulations!  If you’ve gotten this far you have placed an offer on a house and the seller has accepted it.  Now what?  This is actually the most crucial part of the home buying process.  If something could go wrong on either the buyer or seller’s end, it will be here.  With a good, experienced agent, some organization, and some planning it will be easy to get through this process and you will be moving into your new home soon. Click Here to Find Out More...

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YOU'VE JUST BOUGHT A HOME...NOW WHAT?

Finally!  You’ve gotten through all of those loan documents, closed on your property, and got the keys to your new house… what do you do next?  Click Here to Find Out...

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