If you are a seller, you have anxiously awaited that moment when you accept a great offer, sign the paper, and all the conditions for the sale are just right, but then there’s the buyer’s home inspection you need to get through. Now you are beginning to worry about what might be hidden in your home that you didn’t even know about?
REALTORS know, some buyers may never be happy with their options. In a sellers’ market, being a perpetually unhappy buyer could mean you might not find exactly what you are looking for. While you want to make smart choices, and not “settle” for just any house, you also don’t want to be uncompromising in your search.
If you suffer with anxiety, you already know that everyday stress could serve as a trigger to heighten your senses and nerves. If daily occurrences increase your anxiety, you're probably wondering how will you ever manage to buy a home?
Buying your first home is exciting and it is easy to become focused on the surface details. While those things matter, there are important things you must remember to factor into your buying decision.
Here is a checklist of important, and sometimes less obvious, things to do before you decide to buy:
Today’s real estate market is thriving, but it offers its share of challenges. Buyers have more competition out there vying for the same properties they are interested in. A limited inventory of homes means that when buyers find the perfect home, they need to act fast and place an offer. Hesitation or placing an offer that doesn’t capture the seller’s attention may cost you that home.
You may not know it, but you can actually purchase a home with less than 20% down payment. Many first-time buyers find saving for a big down payment is extremely daunting, but an FHA loan could be the perfect solution.
While I’m out on vacation this week I will most likely be enjoying the some of the sights on Lake Winnipesaukee. There are a few things I always look forward to seeing every summer while we are out-and-about on the boat.