Getting Started in the Home Search!

How you finish depends on where you start.

So you want to buy a house?!? This is extremely exciting and it's very easy to get caught up in the emotions involved. It's key to work with professionals in their fields to ensure they have the experience to manage those emotions and ensure all important aspects are considered. What are the first few things to consider?

  • Find a Realtor® 
    • One that is a good fit is key.
    • Will work continuously to both manage and fulfill your wants and needs
  • Find a Mortgage Specialist
    • Get Pre-Approved to know where we can start looking
    • One that has access to various lenders to ensure you get a competitive rate
    • A specialist that can fully understand your financial scope as well as respects your future goals. 
  • Put Together a Wants and Needs List
    • Write them out.
    • It's important to understand that this list is fluid and your Realtor® will be able to ensure expectations are achievable and realistic.
    • These should include components like
      • Area
      • Style (Bungalow, 2 Story, Condo, etc,)
      • Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
      • Garage and other amenities
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