Hiring the right REALTOR® to GUIDE you through the home shopping process, ADVISE you on market conditions, set EXPECTATIONS and ANSWER your questions will ensure a smooth process and more enjoyable experience.
Buying a home in today’s market is more difficult than ever before, especially for first-time buyers whom may lack the experience of the full list of questions and concerns involved in home purchasing and home ownership. There are so many choices. There are hundreds of websites with homes for sale that can make things very confusing. Some websites are great and others provide information which can be inaccurate or misleading. Listen to your agent. They will help you to obtain factual information. There are many property categories such as Short Sales, Foreclosures or REO’s or Bank Owned Properties, New Construction, Pre-Owned, For Sale By Owner (FSBO), Auctions, Single Family, Multi Family, Duplex, Townhomes, Condos, and, Co-ops. In addition to the financing and construction questions, there are things to consider like seller representations, home inspections, the condition of the sewer or plumbing, the quality and accessibility of local schools, zoning restrictions that might have an impact on remodeling or adding on, neighborhood issues and organizations, the accessibility of public transportation, and much more.