Our team of real estate agents take great pride in getting to know you and understanding your wants and needs during the home buying journey. Their commitment to your home buying success is priority number one! Each agent has years of experience and live local which gives you access to their knowledge, deal making skills and peace of mind during the entire process. Our team members are full time agents which makes them available to answer all of your questions, know the ins-and-outs of the local market and keep your best interests in the forefront.
Tips for Buying a Home
Purchasing a home is a major choice, possibly the most important one you will ever make. Choosing the appropriate real estate expert is critical; They should specialize in the type of property you want to buy and have extensive knowledge of the local market. Prior to beginning your house hunt, do some basic planning to make the process less intimidating and more manageable.
Understand Your Wants
Make a wish list before you begin your search to determine which features are absolutely necessary, which features would be wonderful to have, and which features you do not want. So that you're all on the same page, share this wish list with your real estate agent. The more particular you can be about something, the better. Bear in mind that you will likely have to compromise in some areas, so you should manage your expectations based on current homes on the market.
Start Your Search
You should start your search online to understand the current market and find homes. Our agents can get you set up on a search to receive emails notifying you of new listings or updates to existing listings. Make sure to view complete listing sheets of all amenities and issues so there are no unpleasant surprises when you go to see a home in person. We are here to educate you as much as possible so you know what to expect during the buying process.
Get Pre-Approved on a Mortgage
A lender's formal agreement to put together a loan for you is known as being "pre-approved" for a mortgage. You'll be a stronger buyer and more enticing to sellers if you have pre-approval. Once you've found the home you want to buy, pre-approval speeds up the entire mortgage procedure.
Before you start looking for a home, a real estate agent can help you get "pre-qualified" for a mortgage. This method examines your income, assets, and debt to determine how much house you can buy.