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Tips on Buying a Home

buying a home

Tips on Buying a Home

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ll want to carefully choose the real estate professional you work with during the process.

  1. You should commit yourself to work with one sales associate who can learn your likes and dislikes in homes to make your home-buying process easier.
  2. Choose a professional who specializes in residential real estate and who has specific knowledge of the local real estate and mortgage markets.

The person you choose should listen to you and be interested enough in you to find out about your housing needs and preferences.

Service first should be the motto of the professional you choose with services going above and beyond what you expect and need.

Doing some preliminary planning before you begin your home search will make the entire process more manageable and less overwhelming.

As part of your initial game plan, you should check your credit rating.

Even if you’re sure you have excellent credit, it’s wise to double-check at the outset. Straightening out any errors or disputed items now will avoid troublesome holdups down the road when you’re waiting for mortgage approval.

You may see disputed items, in addition to errors caused by a faulty social security number, a name similar to yours, or a court-ordered judgment paid off that hasn’t been cleared from the public records.

If such items appear, write a letter to the appropriate credit bureau. Credit bureaus are required to help you straighten things out in a reasonable time (usually 30 days).

Real estate professional Marlene Wasserstein has a reputableĀ history of helping buyers and sellers. This is why local families turn to her for their real estate needs.

View Marlene’s properties for sale.Ā 

Source: Success! Real Estate

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