TIPS FOR NEW HOME BUYERS!
Some analysts say that our economy is currently a “buyer’s market” and some may disagree. It comes as no surprise that the economy has been volatile. However there has been a silver lining on this ominous could, the sale of homes in Palm Beach County has been strong! According to the Palm Beach Post, the annual change in home sales in Palm Beach County has gone up 26 percent, from May 2011 to May 2012! This May has also been the 3rd consecutive month where home purchases have soared over the 1,000 mark. This month Florida realtors sold 1,115 homes in Palm Beach County according to a recent report. Fantastic!!!
Here at Waterfront Properties our clients drive us. We have a dedicated staff, as well as a knowledgeable and experienced group of realtors who devote their work to finding your perfect home.
THE BEGINNING OF THE PROCESS
When it comes to your first home purchase or a purchase in a new area there are a number of things you should consider. By visualizing the steps of the process you can focus your search and fully prepare yourself for what is to come. Here, I will discuss some of the first steps in the home buying process.
First, it is very important for those who are searching for a home to know they are ready to buy. If you aren’t sure where, don’t worry, we can definitely help you with that! When you know you are ready to find your dream home the next step is getting a realtor.
Did you know? That the National Association of Realtors is comprised of 1 million+ brokers and agents! What’s more is that there are actually over 2 million people in the US that have earned their real estate license. The fact of the matter is, there are a ton of realtors out there but you have to find the right one for you! Knowledge and experience often go hand and hand with success in the world of real estate. Find yourself a reliable company with a good local reputation.
THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A REAL ESTATE AGENT ON YOUR TEAM!
Once you have started your business relationship with your realtor, your realtor should give you a bevy of information on the different cities, communities and neighborhoods you're are interested in or ones that they think may fit your interest. Having a realtor on your side is very beneficial when you are a first homebuyer or not. A realtor specializes in area information; they have priceless experience that homebuyers may not privy to. So take these things into consideration. Don’t go out into the market on your own; find a great realtor that will ensure the success of your hunt!