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.
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 […]
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.