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5 Home Buying Questions You Need to Ask

Buying a new home is an important decision. Below are some typical questions you should ask yourself and your Realtor before you make the final choice.

What Is The Condition Of The House Like?

The condition of the house you are thinking of buying is possibly the most important factor to consider. Remember that the curb appeal, or exterior, of the house is just as significant as the interior of the house. Think about if you would be comfortable owning an older home, how many improvements need to be made and how much you are willing to invest to fix or renovate the house. Common areas to pay special attention to are the house’s roof, floors, foundation and existing fixtures.

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What To Do When You First Move To Your New Home

What To Do When You First Move To Your New Home

Moving to a new home can be a challenging process. There is packing, organizing and many other tasks that can take up your time on the busy move-in day. Below are five tips of what to do before and on move-in day that can help you and your family settle into your new home.

Have The House Cleaned

Even if your new home is in good condition, it’s always wise to have it professionally cleaned before you fully move in. This includes thoroughly cleaning the bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms and even steaming the carpets.

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BUYING A HOME? HERE’S HOW TO GET STARTED.

Thinking of Buying a Home?

Whether you’re buying your first home or your fifth, here are a few tips to get you started.

GET MORTGAGE PRE-APPROVAL

 

Talk to your bank to find out how much of a mortgage you can obtain. You’ll be required to provide verification of income, how much money you owe (credit cards, car loans etc.), as well as other information such as confirmation of investments or other assets. The bank reviews all your information to see if you qualify for a mortgage and if so, how much financing they will provide. You’ll have to go through this process at some point, so you may as well know up front how much you have to work with. That way you won’t be looking at properties you can’t afford to buy.

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