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
"As Is" is a term in real estate that is often misunderstood. Realtors are often asked by sellers to list their properties "As Is". By doing so, sellers often (incorrectly) believe that specifying that they are selling their property "As Is" 1. takes away their obligations to disclose defects in the premises and 2. takes away … [Read more...] about AS-IS Properties and What You Need to Know!