How A Realtor Can Help Me Buy A Home
The process of buying a home starts with figuring out your buying level. This encompassess what funds you have in reserve and what borrowing power you have and the amount you are willing to spend purchasing a home. . In most cases, this begins with a pre-approval from a Lender in the area.
Then the Process begins…
Looking for the perfect home
Once you know what you can spend, the next step is to find the properties that will fit your needs and wants. A Realtor will have the resources to assist you in your search. You can also go online and search Homes For Sale.
Choosing the right property
Once you have chosen the properties you would like to pursue, your Realtor will be able to give you an objective view on each propery allowing you to narrow down your choices to the property with the best environment and the highest resale value when you resell. Your Realtor will do a Competitive Market Analysis and show you what the value should be for the desired property.
There are a myriad negotiating factors, including but not limited to price, financing, terms, date of possession and often the inclusion or exclusion of repairs, furnishings and equipment. This is why you hire the right Realtor.
Due Diligence
With a negotiated agreement in hand, it is time to complete the evaluation of the property. The Rivers Team can assist you in finding the qualified professional to conduct all of the necessary investigations of the property.
Your Realtor can guide you through this process so there are no suprises.
Why use a REALTOR®?
All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR “®” logo on their business cards or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties in a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a high level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.