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Buying a Home Step 3: Find a Home
Posted on Created: Tuesday, 06 July 2010 17:50
The ‘fun’ part of the home buying process is finally getting out there and looking at homes. Use our MLS search to identify homes that are for sale. Do not rely on a Realtor to find you a house (there are exceptions), but instead be proactive and identify homes you want to take a look at. It is not enough to look at listings online, get out there and drive potential neighborhoods, talk to neighbors, and test the commute. Once you identify homes you want to see, call us to arrange a tour: Here are some helpful things to look for when visiting homes: 1. From the walk up: Curb appeal, landscaping, road noise and traffic, wood rot, broken siding, water drainage, cracked concrete and other signs of ignored maintenance. 2. Inside: Patched ceilings, age of windows, age of HVAC units, and age of appliances. These items are generally expensive and should be taken into consideration when determining the value of the home. 3. Floor Plan: Is it open and modern or are you going to tear ...
 
 
 

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