Home Buying Can Be Puzzling...But It Doesn't Have To Be!

Puzzle

 

Build a Plan of Action and Get Ready

Buying a home will probably rank as one of the biggest personal investments one can make. Being organized and in control will contribute significantly to getting the best home deal possible with the least amount of stress. It’s important to anticipate the steps required to successfully achieve your housing goal and to build a plan of action that gets you there.

Before you can build a plan of action, take the time to lay the groundwork for your decision-making process.  Once you have contacted me, your  Dallas Realtor Lisa Von Domek, we will review the following steps:

First, ask yourself how much you can afford to pay for a home. If you’re not sure on the price range, find a lender and get pre-approved. Pre-approval will let you know how much you can afford, allowing you to look for homes in your price range. Getting pre-approved also helps you to alleviate some of the anxieties that come with home buying. You know exactly what you qualify for and at what rate, you know how large your monthly mortgage payments will be, and you know how much you will have for a down payment. Once you are pre-approved, you avoid the frustration of finding homes that you think are perfect, but are not in your price range.

Second, ask yourself where you want to live and what the best location for you and/or your family is. Things to consider:

  • convenience for all family members
  • proximity to work, school
  • crime rate of neighborhood
  • local transportation
  • types of homes in neighborhood, for example condos, town homes, co-ops, newly constructed homes etc.
For more information, please visit my website www.LisaSellsTexas.com
 

www.LisaSellsTexas.com

 

Lisa Von Domek

 

Lisa Von Domek
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Lisa Von Domek & Associates, LLC / Real Living Real Estate Group 
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Comment balloon 10 commentsLisa Von Domek • February 03 2018 03:40AM

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Buying a home is one of the biggest investments people make.  Being organized and ready for the decision making proess is a must for buyers.

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate almost 3 years ago

Lisa, like you said it does not need to be a puzzle, the key is having the right agent to put the pieces together, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) almost 3 years ago

Morning Lisa.

You touched on something I've been preaching for years.  A lot of agents just go with what the clients tell them. They have a hamburger budget wanting to order a steak

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) almost 3 years ago

If one hires the right Realtor, the home buying process is such a breeze!  I pride myself on making things as easy as possible for people!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Vacasa) almost 3 years ago

Determining priorities and working with a good agent that understands them...mmm Priceless !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) almost 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa. You are the go to coach for a buyer in the Dallas area! You are a pro at calling the plays and winning the game! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) almost 3 years ago

Good morning Lisa. We all need some help and a lot of direction when we do something new.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) almost 3 years ago

Hi Lisa.  With expert advice and assistance, home buying can be a much more pleasant experience.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) almost 3 years ago

Lisa, great post, and you have a plan for buyers to guide them on the path to homeownership! 

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) almost 3 years ago

Lisa there is little confusion when the right people are involved in a sale or purchase.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) almost 3 years ago

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