Some important points to
It's o.k. to buy a house that
needs a little touch-up: Excellent buys are often made on
homes that require a little paint and soap. Two identical
homes can be priced $1000's apart when one needs about $200 of
Let me do the leg work for
you: Working closely with me, I can pre-screen homes that
meet your criteria, and save you endless hours of running
Help with the purchase:
Your parents, family or friends can contribute to the purchase
of your home by way of a "Gift Note." Ask me for details about
this simple procedure that may put you into more of a home
than you anticipated.
You will need a deposit on
any offer that you want to submit:
Each contract offer that you make on a home must be
accompanied by a deposit in the form of cash or check.
Price your offer correctly:
If you are serious about buying a particular home, it is
important to price your offer correctly, you wouldn't want to
lose the home to a better offer, if you were prepared to pay
Be accessible after you make
an offer: Make sure that you are able to be reached after
your offer has been submitted. Multiple offers on the
same property are quite common these days, and you need to be
able to counter an offer in a timely fashion if you expect the
property to still be available.
When is the contract is
binding: The contract is binding only after your
offer has been submitted, and the seller has agreed to sell
you the property. Even if you make a full purchase price
offer, it does not guarantee that the seller will sell.