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.
While buying a home in Dayton Ohio is a process that tends to follow a predictable series of steps, some steps can be complex and may need more oversight to see them through successfully. Think of a real estate agent as a trail guide. They’ve been down this path many times before, they know where the tricky parts are how to proactively navigate through those brambles. Having an experienced professional (that would be me!) guiding the process can help get your transaction completed smoothly. Let’s take a quick overview of each step-
The FHA 203(k) loan is a great way to get home owners into distressed homes by allowing them to finance both the mortgage and the renovations on the home, into a single loan with a single closing. These 203(k) renovation loans are especially useful for someone looking for homes in first-tier Dayton suburbs like Centerville, Kettering, Englewood, Trotwood, Huber Heights, Fairborn, Riverside, or the historic districts in Dayton.
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When you are ready to contact me, I’m just a phone call away. Theresa Lussier, Dayton Realtor, THE HOME GROUP REALTY, 937-478-7781.
Knowing what you can afford is the first step to purchasing a home in Dayton Ohio, and having a clear understanding of the costs involved in home ownership is the key to making an educated and informed decision.