Let me help you every step of the way. When purchasing a home, you are faced with a multitude of
decisions! The primary one is whether you are actually prepared to purchase a home. Locating the
perfect home is not always an easy task, and obtaining a mortgage loan can be a complex and tiring
process. Although, once you have determined that you are ready to move forward with the required
effort towards your home-purchasing goal, the rewards are unquestionable.
While at your side each step of the way, I will make the process of purchasing a home easier, more
enjoyable, less time-consuming, and less expensive than if you undertook this challenge on your own.
I will help you prepare so that sellers perceive you as a preferred buyer, help you locate and assess
properties for sale that match your specifications, and help you through the myriad of details attending
the actual purchase.
I am always familiar with the current homes on the market, and I know neighborhood values well,
so I can help you determine which properties are fairly-priced and in good condition before you start
Your first step to buying a home is to first ask yourself why you want to buy a home: to stop paying rent?
To start building equity? To have a place of your own? To raise a family? To entertain business
associates? To move up to a bigger house? Next, list what kind of home you'd like and where you
would like to be. Be specific. Separate the "must haves" from the "want to haves."
Think of yourself as zeroing in on a target, going from the general to the specific. Consider area
(city, suburban neighborhood, country); community (north, south, east, or west side); neighborhood
(older and settled or sparkling new; a particular school zone; recreational facilities; and other community
services such as transportation, day care, library, stores, entertainment). Ask yourself how many minutes
you are willing to commute to work.
Think about home styles. How much space do you need? Does your situation require a one-level home,
or are stairs acceptable? Consider size and kind of property. Do you want a newer home, or maybe an
older one to fix up? Someday you or your heirs will want to sell. Consider how long you expect to live
in this particular home.
Once you have addressed the above needs, your next step in the purchasing process is to get
pre-qualified with a mortgage company. This can be done over the phone or even online in a matter of minutes.
Call me and I will refer you to a mortgage professional that has an excellent reputation and track record
for successfully acquiring loan approval for his/her clients.
Once you've been pre-qualified and know what price range you want to stay in, I can help you determine
which properties fit your needs by using the (MLS) Multiple Listing Service system to locate them.
I have the best possible resources and communication systems available today to help you locate the
homes on the market that match your specifications. You can even search my listings here at my website.
I will help you complete your financing and inspections, and close on the transaction. My top priority is
to make sure that your home buying experience is pleasant, cost-efficient, and successful.