Your home-buying journey starts with you! Your goals, what you are looking for in a home, your timeline, and your budget. I look forward to working with you to map out your plan!
Are there specific neighborhoods or school districts you want to live in?
How about proximity to work and recreation?
How many bedrooms do you need? Bathrooms? Fenced yard? Garage?
We will discuss your wants and your must-haves.
Do you want a home that is move-in ready or are you okay with taking on a
few improvements to make the space really yours?
What is your home-buying budget? We will address specifics and
getting Mortgage Ready in the next section, but this category is critically important.
Understanding The Market
Understanding the Market is an important factor. In some markets, you simply need to make an offer – any offer – for the seller to get excited about working with you. In others, you might need to offer more than list price and have a plan to close quickly. The market changes all the time, so it is important to understand what is going on in the market in which you are buying for success.
I will provide you with market information and trends, but the below is an overview of the different types of markets we could encounter.
|Buyer's Market||Balanced Market||Seller's Market|
|Lots of homes to choose from, few buyers, prices are lower, terms favorable to buyers.||The right amount of homes available for the number of buyers in the market. Prices and terms are not favorable to one party or the other.||Low inventory of homes, more buyers in the market than there are homes available, terms favorable to sellers.|
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