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Home Buying Tips :
That means determining how much money you can raise for your down payment and how much you can afford to pay on a monthly basis. Go to a lender to find out the size of mortgage you qualify for and get pre-approved. Better yet, use a mortgage broker to find you the best mortgage rate possible. When calculating the costs of home ownership, remember to plan for homeowner's insurance, property taxes, private mortgage insurance (if required), utilities, repairs, and maintenance.
If it's not located in a neighborhood you like, your new house will never feel like home no matter how nice it is. There are several factors that go into making a "good" neighborhood for most people. It should be safe, close to things that are important to you, and should offer the services you depend on, such as healthcare and convenient shopping. Ambiance and curb appeal may be particularly important to you. Whatever your criteria, once you have a better idea of the areas you are interested in, find out as much as you can about each area's demographics, crime rate, schools, traffic, etc. Check out the county and state records for this information, or you can use Yahoo!'s "Get Local" online service. You can even try the local Chambers of Commerce, but bear in mind that they are in the business of attracting new residents to their neighborhood.
Normally, most of a property's value is not in the house, it's in the land. You would do well to heed the old adage of buying the worst house on the best street, not the best house on the worst street. If you buy a house that is overdeveloped compared to neighboring houses, you may think you're getting a great deal when you buy it, but you will probably have a hard time getting back what you paid for it when it's time to sell.
Home Selling Tips :
If you are preparing to make an EXIT from your home, allow an EXIT Realty Associate to guide and advise you throughout the home selling process.
Do you want to move in time for the kids to start their new schools in September? Do you want to catch the busiest market in your area? What IS the busiest market in your area? When will your new home be ready?
Your goal is to price your home for fair market value. This is where the expertise of a real estate agent is key. He or she will take into consideration many factors, including market conditions, comparable homes in your marketplace, your financial needs and then, in consultation with you, determine the best price that will both address your objectives and present your property well to the buying public.
Itís time to see your home through the eyes of potential buyers so when they visit your home, they are able to picture themselves living there.
∑ Remove clutter and rearrange furniture to maximize space
∑ Clean everything
∑ Make all reasonable repairs
∑ Add a few special touches
Use state-of-the-art tools and marketing methods to expose your home to as many potential buyers as possible. The Multiple Listing Serviceģ is only one of the many tools and media your EXIT Realty Associate will use to effectively market your home for a quick and smooth sale.
Before you make a move, talk to an EXIT Realty Associate.
EXIT Realty Associates are highly trained and knowledgeable
In todayís market, experience, patience and perseverance are more important than ever.
In the end, itís results that matter. EXpect the best with EXIT Realty.
We invite you to let EXIT Realty help you put all the pieces of your real estate transaction together