Things to Consider When Purchasing a Home
Next to making the decision to purchase a home, your most important consideration should be finding a Realtor you feel completely comfortable with. Interview potential representatives until you are sure you have established that feeling of trust in a person with the integrity to keep your interests at the forefront in your search for the perfect home.
It may be a good idea to speak to your Banker before you begin your search. Your Banker may pre-approve your mortgage funding, or at the very least give you an idea of how much of a mortgage would suit your needs at this time in your life. If you have an idea of how much of a mortgage you could afford to carry, then the price range will shorten your shopping list, giving you more time to focus on real possibilities.
Tips for Selling Your Home
That first impression will likely be the lasting one so keep the lawn well manicured, the shrubs neatly trimmed, and the approach to the clean or freshly painted front door completely unobstructed. In autumn, rake the leaves and in winter shovel the walkway.
Make sure the house is clean, with the paint and trim in good repair. A fresh coat of paint can add value to your property. Prospective buyers want to see how great your home looks, not how great it "could" look with a little TLC.