Deciding to purchase your first home is exciting, but you probably also have lots of questions. Here are some tips for first-time homebuyers.
Start by checking your credit score. Good credit is one of the most important factors to qualify for a loan these days. Before you start looking at houses, you’ll want to know what you can afford. So, get pre-approved for a mortgage.
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Make a list of features that you’d like to have in a home and categorize them into must-haves versus two halves look online. It’s a great way to get a feel for the market and to compare homes in your price range.
And most importantly, select a realtor who will represent you throughout the entire process. Your realtor will advise you to help you negotiate and handle all the paperwork when you’re ready to make an offer.
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One of the reasons to call the Agardi Team if you want to buy a home or have one to sell is:
Not only do we sell our clients’ homes for more money and faster than the average area agent, but your home is also more likely to sell. According to 2015 MLS statistics, only 71% of area homes sold during their listing term. Compare that to our 95% of homes listed that sold before the end of the listing term. YOUR HOME SOLD GUARANTEED OR WE’LL BUY IT*
To discuss the sale of your home, call The Agardi Team at 718-755-2882 and start packing!
*Agardi Team and the seller have to agree on the price and the closing date.