Frequently asked questions:1. How much does having a REALTOR cost me when I am the buyer?

Nothing, the seller pays my commission. This is the biggest investment most peopel make.  Of course you want professional representation and protection!

2. When should you first call a 
Talk to Realtor as soon as you start thinking about buying a home. Realtors know that buying a home is a very important decision that can require well over a year's planning, especially for first-time homebuyers.

Many buyers can benefit from talking to Realtor more than a year ahead of time. If you're not sure about whether you are financially ready, call me. I'll help you find out. 
I can help you with finding the right resources, understanding your financing options and refer
you to professionals who 
have done a good job of helping my other homebuyer clients.

There's no obligation for your consultation, it's a great time for us to get to know each other and decide if will make a good team that will find you the best house for you or your family.

3. If I'm buying a new home from a builder, why would I need a 

Knowing that new home builders will pay the buyer's agent's commission, buyers are missing out when they choose to go to a builder without their own REALTOR.

You may think that a REALTOR is just a sales person, but we are licensed professionals who have a fiduciary responsibility to the clients we represent. Our work has just started when we help you find a home and then negotiate the contract. We are there for you throughout the building stages through move in. 

Furthermore, since we want our clients to be happy, the builders know we won't be bringing future clients to them if our present clients aren't happy. 

Agents are important whether you are buying newly built or re-sale homes.

4. What's a good neighborhood?  

If you're new to the area, you may not know what neighborhoods are the best fit for your family's lifestyle. I can help you match what is important to you and your lifestyle with the location housing styles and amenities offered by potential locations.

5. Why do I need a home inspection?
Having your offer contingent on a home inspection by a licensed home inspector give helps ensure that the systems in the home are functioning as intended. You want as much current information so you are fully aware of the condition of the home. An inspection and a home warranty assure you, the buyer, some peace of mind.

Helpful Links;

Eight steps to buying your home

Deciding how much house you can afford

Creating your home wishlist

Location, Location, Location

Opting for new home construction

How can a real estate agent help me?

Eight important questions to ask your agent

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