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How to be a Successful First time home Buyer?

Are you going to be buying a home for the first time? Perhaps you are looking into rentals as well? When buying a home all you need to be aware of are any specific rules set in that neighborhood, and more often than not there aren’t any to speak of. When renting however, because it is ultimately someone else’s property you will be living in, there are far more rules to follow. If you own a pet your first priority when considering a property is to ask if they have pet friendly apartments for rent. There’d be no use to seeing and possibly even considering a property if you would have to leave your pet behind and find another home for them.

First time buyers often have a concept that buying a home is a cumbersome task that requires a lot of energy and input. It is widely believed to be an experience that can be full of confusion and stress. Yet, for you to be successful in your home buying experience, you need to be excited about buying a home. Excitement and enthusiasm will go a long way in masking your first time buying experience a success. Here I will give you a few tips to be a successful first time home buyer.

What You Need To Look and Analyze Before Buying A House

Before buying a home, you need to know what you want to buy. Most buyers usually do make a list of the qualities and features they would like in their home. While this is important, analyzing what type of home best suits your needs is vital. In the market, there are several types of homes available for you to buy, including town houses, condos, resale homes or investment properties including multifamily buildings. This is why it is important that before you go on a home buying mission, you are clear about your goals and the type of house you are looking for.

Finances are another very important consideration for a prospective buyer. What is the point of liking a property only to find out you don’t qualify to obtain the necessary finances for your purchase? It is important that before you go home-shopping, you meet with lenders and decide on the type of mortgage. One very important tip is not to forget including the cost of home maintenance, taxes, and insurance in your home buying budget.


While some people do try and go at it alone when buying property, it is recommended that you use a good experienced, licensed, real estate agent that specializes in your needs. At Platinum Real Estate we have trainined agents that specialize in different areas and property types. If you send me a email with your needs I will connect you with the best agent to fit your needs. luther(at)platinumrealestate(dotted)com. The real estate agent is a professional in the field. He/she will take understand your needs and wants and choose for you a property matching your priorities.

When you find a good home, make a good competitive offer. The offer mustn’t give away that you are really in love with the home otherwise that’ll prompt the owners to raise the prices even more. And before you quote a price, it’s be beneficial to you if you read more on House Method – personal finance.

Once you have reached an agreement before signing the contract, make sure you get a thorough inspection of the house, including looking at its infrastructure. You will probably need a plumbing expert that can verify the state the plumbing is in, and if there is any work or regular maintenance to be done or scheduled. Checking the ventilation is important as well. By clicking here you will find someone that can help you with the inspection.

Now A New Home Owner

So you are now the proud owner of your new house. Congratulations! However, when you have the keys to your new house, it isn’t the time for you to rest on your laurels yet. Make sure you start to save on a bit more to face any unforeseen expenses that might come up in the house. The process needs to be continual with you always striving to make improvements to the property and keep it in pristine condition. The backyard is a good place to start. You will probably want to show off your new house to people you know, and making the backyard as appealing as possible will add to the value of the home as well. You can request and schedule a Glass Baluster Deck Railing Online, and have it installed to make for a top-class deck railing. This is one of many additions you can perform to your new home that will better it overtime. When it is time to move for whatever reason, you will be ready to move on, and maybe even make a profit as well!

If you have any questions or need assistance purchasing your next home feel free to send me a email at luther(at)platinumrealestate(dotted)com

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