Purchasing a home is an exciting step. Whether it is your first home, or possibly a retirement home you are purchasing, knowledge is your best friend. There are steps you can take to make your home buying experience a positive one, allow us to help you get started.
Evaluate your home goals, along with taking a clear look at your budget. Determining the right loan is a beginning point in any home search. When touring homes and sepcificially when placing a bid on a home, sellers with give attention to those pre-approved for the sale amount, so this is a critical step. Home loans come in various forms. USDA, FHA, VA, are just a few of the loan opportunities available. Clear knowledge of your best loan opportunity will help you narrow the search for the appropriate home for you.
When you are selecting a home you also want to think about your future. Where do you expect to be 5 years from now, look at your potential new home with the lens of your future plans.
A real estate agent can answer questions about neighborhoods, make a recommendation for lending and title insurance complanies, and all other services needed to process to the closing, which can be coordinated by the agent. The team at Mountain Realty Group is a group of professionals who know the community and current market. Our agents work to be awesome resources for not only the Wears Valley area, but all of the Smoky Mountain region, including: Townsend, Sevierville, Seymour, Dandridge, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, New Center and all of the areas around our region.
Our team is here to serve as your ambassador to the seller and watching out for all interests in the purchase of your home. Trust your agent to understand your goals in your home purchase and work to your advantage with the seller to complete the purchase.
Here are a few quick tips:
1) Shop around for the best loan.
2) View many properties, don’t assume a home is not right for you until you tour it. “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.”
3) Work with your knowledgeable agent as you move through the loan, bidding, inspection, contract and closing steps of home purchase. We are trained to guide you through it.
4) Be sure to budget for closing costs. Talk with us about all steps you can take for a smooth home buying experience.
Our Mountain Realty Group Team of Agents are here to serve your real estate needs. Contact us about how we can help you get started.