When purchasing a lot/home package in a production subdivision it is important to have your own real estate representation. Prior to going into a model home, find a realtor you feel comfortable with for Buyer Broker representation. Make sure your realtor accompanies you on your first visit to the model homes, and before … [Read more...] about Should You Have a Realtor for New Builds?
Remember your budget. Overspending on a home is a good way to regret your buying decision. Lay out a budget you are comfortable with (even if your lender tells you that you can qualify for a higher mortgage than you feel comfortable with), and look at homes within that price range. In the current market, homes … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse
During the course of selling or buying real estate, your realtor can provide you with property value information, typically called a "market analysis". As a Buyer, the comparable properties you and your realtor will evaluate to determine your willingness to purchase a property at a given price will likely come from … [Read more...] about Appraisals and Property Valuations when Buying or Selling Real Estate:
When investing your money in the stock market, the only way the typical investor can make money is for the stock to appreciate (raise in value), and you sell your stocks at a good time. With real estate the typical investor can make money in many ways, some of which are listed below. Rental income: The monthly income received … [Read more...] about Stock Market Investments vs. Real Estate Investements
*Realtors assist in finding a lender with experience who can determine what a Buyer can afford as well as financing options. *Realtors assist in finding the home which best meets a Buyer's needs, from size and style to features and location as well as accessibility to desired amenities. *Realtors can provide information … [Read more...] about Realtor Benefits for Buyers
*Realtor is a brand name of the National Association of Realtors and binds a Realtor to its strict Code of Ethics. Not all Real estate Brokers and Agents are Realtors. *Realtors have state required continuing education, and are your resource for up to date market conditions and information. *Realtors can be objective … [Read more...] about Don’t Make a Move Without a Realtor!