Make Sure You’re Ready
If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’ve come to the right place. Once you’ve decided you’re ready to buy, amaal4real.com can guide you through the entire process and a REALTOR can help take care of the rest.
Are you ready? Be sure.
Few joys can match the pride of owning a home, but the responsibility can also come with sacrifices – from the financial commitment to the required care and maintenance. You’ll want to be sure both fit within your current or preferred lifestyle.
Is your bank account ready? Check it twice.
Buying a home is likely the most significant and largest purchase of your life. Do it right with the help of a REALTOR® and avoid regretting taking on more than you should. It’s ideal to have saved up some money and manage any debt. In a couple steps, you can determine how much you can afford.
Is right now a good time to buy?
Markets go up, markets go down and even the most informed experts can’t accurately predict when a market will peak or bottom out. If you’re buying a home as a long-term investment (and for long-term enjoyment), you should be protected from short-term changes in the market. Instead, focus on picking a home that meets your and your family’s needs.
Where do You Want to Live?
Whether you’re new or native to a neighbourhood, a REALTOR can help you navigate homes in the areas that best suit your needs and lifestyle. Take a minute to reflect on these popular housing options to help decide what fits you best.
What Type of Home do You Want?
Whether you’re building a home from the ground up or giving new life to a home previously loved by others, a REALTOR can help narrow down a type of home to meet your needs.
Sell Your Current Home
If you’re not planning to own two homes at the same time, you’ll need to sell the one you have now. So, do you buy or sell first? Many people are able to time their sale and purchase to happen on the same “closing date,” making their purchase offer “conditional” on the sale of their current home or by extending the “closing period” to give more time to find the perfect home. A REALTOR can help you decide the best time to enter the market, analyze local market trends to set an agreeable and appropriate price and help promote your home to potential buyers.
When lots of people are looking for homes but there aren’t many for sale.
When there are many homes for sale but not enough people buying them.
This refers to the fact that winter sales tend to be slower in most markets while spring sales typically speed up.
For more information about selling your home, check out our Tips for Sellers.