So here we are with an accepted contract! At this point, you step back and take a hard look at the home. Get a home inspection, hire a professional to look at the nuts and bolts and check to see that the plumbing isn’t leaking, the HVAC system works, the attic isn’t full of critters and the crawl space isn’t full of mold.
Again, it’s important to remember that both parties ultimately want the same goal. The seller wants to sell, and you want to buy. There are many ways to get there, we simply have to figure it out, and we usually do.
One of the perks of living in Dayton is home prices that are the envy of the rest of the country, but buying a lower priced home isn’t always as easy as you might think. But never fear- you do have some options, and I’m here to share them with you!
All the planning and research you’ve done in the first 3 steps is about to pay off as you are now prepared to go looking at houses. Armed with your list of needs and wants, we head out to explore the homes and indulge in some dreaming. I will set up a personalized search in the Dayton Area Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service ( just ask) so only the homes that meet your needs get sent directly to your inbox. We can discuss the
pros and cons of each home.
In a continuing look at the process of buying a home, today we are looking at how to find a neighborhood in which you want to live. This is important. You buy a home, but your neighbors come with it. You want to feel Find Your Perfect Neighborhoodcomfortable, safe, and part of the greater community. I would like to offer a few tips you can use to really get an idea of what is going on in any neighborhood.
The home buying process is a little different for each home and each buyer, but in general there are 10 Steps most real estate transactions go through from the very beginning of the process to the closing. Let’s take a look at the 1st Step in some detail. Step 1- Find a Realtor You Can Trust First […]
The newest downtown Dayton condo development is the McCormick, which offers great views of Fifth Third Field and the Dayton skyline, open floor plans, and large windows. To see one of the McCormick condos, or any downtown condo, contact me, Theresa Lussier, The Home Group Realty, 937-478-7781.
Sales of single-family and condominium units reported by the Dayton Area Board of Realtors during the month of May totaled 1,258, 173 more than April’s tally, representing a new monthly high for sales so far this year. The sales volume produced by this activity reached over $161.77 million, and translated to an average sales price of $128,592, also a new high for 2013.
Access to the Dayton Ohio Board of Realtors MLS system.
home values in Dayton Ohio were up last year, up 11%- best gain of the 50 major metro areas- and the number of foreclosures in Dayton went down, this indicates that we are seeing some stabilization for the overall area.