Home Buying Made Simple
Buying a home can be one of the biggest decisions and largest purchases a person can make. This decision can impact your family, friends and work. It determines what school district you will be located in, how close you are to area parks, pools and programs, how far your daily commute will be to work, where you will do your local shopping and, quite possibly, where you will be dining out this weekend.
It is because of these reasons, among others, that it is important to employ a knowledgeable real estate professional who takes the time to understand you, your family, and your needs. It is equally important to find a professional who understands home pricing trends, qualifying for a mortgage, and someone who can find you the right house at the right price.
Searching for a home
Despite the great selections in homes in the Houston area, buyers are having a difficult time zeroing in on the home that is uniquely appropriate for their needs. There may also be concerns on how the national economy has impacted local home prices and when might be the right time to buy. Also, some buyers want to know if it is better to buy a foreclosure or if they are better off going with a newly built home.
Just remember: Browsing the listings for months is one way to search out the deals, but weighing the investment potential of each property can be difficult, and many homes come-on and go-off the market before the general public becomes aware of them.
Secrets To The Home Buying Process
As you begin the home buying process, you are probably aware that this is may be your greatest investment ever (short of children or a good marriage). And, you might be wondering if there's anything you really need to know as you go into this process? In short, the answer is YES ...and this is where your 2M Realty professional comes-in and helps guide you through the home buying process.
We can save you time and money by researching properties based on your criteria, helping you secure the best mortgage rates, counseling you on the offer amount, and negotiating on your behalf.
Did you know that if you deal directly with the Seller's agent they may not be representing your best interest since they have a fiduciary responsibility to represent the seller's best interest?
In most cases you are much better off using a Buyer's Agent. The best part is that for buyers there is typically no downside since we generally earn our commissions from the Sellers. If you'd like to know about the home buying process we'd love to tell you all about it. Contact us!
Top Ten Reasons to Buy with a 2M Realty Professional
1. Get access to all the listings.
2. Get the history on properties you're interested in.
3. Analysis of neighborhood demographics and schools.
4. Find out how long the property has been on the market.
5. Research on neighborhood price trends.
6. Get a copy of available reports on the property.
7. Diligent hand-holding during the contract process
8. Negotiate with the help of a real estate professional.
9. Finance your home faster with our preferred lenders.
10. Make a solid investment that pays off down the road.
New homes for sale hit the market daily. As your representative, we'll be in regular contact with sellers and other real estate agents to ensure you see all the newest listings right away, whether or not they're made public. Often, our clients can put in offers with little or no competition and walk away with an impressive deal on the property of their choice. Your agent will also make sure you see only the properties that meet your needs and investment preferences, so that you don't spend time on listings that aren't of interest. As you compare the best deals, we'll provide you with important information about the home, its neighborhood, utilities, and nearby plans for development.
Many real estate transactions include an extensive negotiating process and, as your Buyer's Agent, it will be Our Job to represent you and get the best deal possible. We'll also attend property inspections, make sure any and all agreed-on repair work is carried out, and handle paperwork related to the sale. We can also help set up the financing for your investment and work directly with the lender to provide you with a seamless service package. Working with one of our dedicated agents on your next home purchase will save you time and add professional assurance to every step of the way. With solid advice on the buying process, the decision to use 2M Realty not only pays back through less stress during the purchase, but buying at the right price may also make you money in the future when it's time to sell. Get in touch with us today!