SUCCESS FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS > #2 CRITERIA

January 5th, 2018

With an appreciation of what you can afford, it is now time to determine your needs and wants and how they fit within your home purchase price range.

  • Consider your current lifestyle and more importantly, any lifestyle changes you foresee.
  • Consider the reason for the purchase such as long or short term investment, income generation, primary home for the next 10 years, starting a family, ki ...

SUCCESS FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS > #3 HOME SEARCH

January 5th, 2018

Begin your home search once you have determined your criteria and know what you can afford. As your real estate professional I will:

  • Search MLS© listed properties on your behalf
  • Send you listings of the properties that match your specific criteria
  • Ensure you receive new listings of properties that match your criteria as soon as they become available on the market
  • Supply supplemental nei ...

SUCCESS FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS > #4 VIEWING HOMES

January 5th, 2018

When viewing properties it is important to remain objective. My job is to help you understand the importance of looking beyond surface aesthetics. I will assess each opportunity and how closely the home meets your criteria, taking into account the following:

  • The ability for you to live comfortably, according to your pre-determined criteria
  • The home's exterior features from the foundation ...

SUCCESS FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS > #5 MAKING AN OFFER

January 5th, 2018

There are a number of considerations to make before an offer is written. As your real estate professional I will guide you through the offer process which includes:

  • Reporting what comparable houses are selling for, how current market conditions may impact your offer, and whether there is any competition from other interested buyers
  • Determining any offer conditions such as a satisfactory h ...

SUCCESS FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS > #6 CLOSING

January 5th, 2018

SUCCESS IN REAL ESTATE FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS
Stage 6:
Closing

Your home purchase becomes a reality on closing day when ownership is officially transferred to you. Before and on closing day, there are a number of tasks to complete such as:

  • Confirming your home purchase with your mortgage lender and finalize your mortgage details
  • Hiring a legal professional to represent your interests and ...