Planning on a new adventure? Consider these 5 steps to simplify the later stages of the sales process and set yourself up to net the highest value possible.Read More
Listing your home inevitably brings up challenges, my intention with this article is to help you navigate those challenges and keep you out of all the trouble that comes along with dealing in high-stakes Real Estate transactions.
As a Realtor I meet an exorbitant amount of people, many of whom say "I'm thinking of listing my home BUT I have the news telling me one thing about the market, a Realtor telling me another and then that friend or family member that has an answer for everything. Where do I start?".Read More
The truth is – buying and selling a home is never easy. But it doesn’t have to be hard either. Damien and Brittany with Re-Max Ocean Pointe Realty know timing and planning are the most important components to a smooth transaction in real estate. You can try to do all the work yourself. But, with so many details to check and to keep track of, missing even one thing you’re supposed to do could cause a domino effect of headaches relating to your move.Read More
Mistake #1. Not Pre-Qualifying for a Mortgage
Before you begin house hunting take the time to get pre-qualified by the bank or mortgage broker. This can save you hours of searching for homes in the wrong price range or worse, putting in an offer on a home and then finding out you don’t qualify for financing. Pre-qualifying gives you peace of mind, helps narrow your search criteria and most importantly, gives your agent a negotiating edge by being able to alleviate the sellers concern over financing. The latter is especially important should a competing offer surface.Read More