Location, Location, Location. Before you can begin to find your dream home
or property, you must choose the community in which to live or invest in.
The comminity can help to maximize your future resale. You want to check
out the local school systems, local property taxes, and local ordinances.
You must get in touch with your financial institution and get
"prequalified" for the amount of money you can afford to spend.
a local Realtor to search the Multiple Listing Service and gather all
information on the homes in your price range and size preference.
Realtor will set up viewing appointments for each property. Make sure to
take lots of pictures at all of the properties that you view. More than
likely after viewing a few properties you will want to go back and refresh
your memory on the characteristics of each one.
Once you select the
property that fits your needs and budget, then you will get together with
your Realtor to make a written offer. It may take some negotiations to come
to a finalized agreement on finances and terms.
Once a written agreement is
signed by both parties it is then taken and escrowed at the title company
until closing & funding. It is always advised to get a current survey, an
appraisal, an inspection, a termite inspection, and legal counsel before
completing any real estate transaction!