Local Buying Tips

Your decision to purchase your home is probably one of the most important and best choices you could ever make. Home ownership is a great feeling but navigating the path to home ownership can be a little tricky. Here are some home tips to help you get started purchasing your home.
 
Contact a Century 21 Agent
It is important to contact a Century 21 Agent early on in your home buying process. We are highly trained and want your home buying process to go as smoothly as possible. Below are some of the many advantages of working with a Century 21 Agent:
 
  •     Provide you with insight to the ever changing local real estate market
  •     Match your needs and wants with prospective homes that are perfect for you
  •     We always look out for you best interest and help negotiate the best possible deal for you
  •     We work closely with other qualified professionals needed to complete the buying process
  •     Provide the diligence to ensure all documentation is done properly and deadlines are met
  •     Honest and constant communicate with you throughout the buying process and afte
 
Evaluate your budget
After contacting a Century 21 Agent it is important to understand what your budget is. Consider your current finances and determine how much you can afford comfortably. Our Century 21 Agents can help you get in touch with highly qualified mortgage professionals to get you pre-approved for a mortgage. Being pre-approved has many benefits:
 
  •     Carries more weight than being prequalified
  •     You will know exactly how much you can borrow
  •     Helps to narrow your home search
  •     More leverage in negotiating with sellers
  •     Can be critical in multi bid scenarios
 
Location, location, location
As your Century 21 Agent will point out the location of your prospective new home is ever important. There are many important location factors to consider, some of which are:
 
  •     Distance to emergency services
  •     Distance to shopping
  •     Distance to schools
  •     Desirability of neighborhood
  •     Potential resale of value
  •     Move in readiness of the property
 
 
For more information about the home buying process contact me today!