Location is a key ingredient in buying a home that fits your needs, vision, lifestyle and commute. The area you choose an integral part of deciding where you are going to settle down and establish roots, it is much more complex than simply triangulating a location on a map. Finding a home within a comfortable commute proximity, in a neighborhood that feels comfortable for your lifestyle and meets the criteria of schools and budget is no easy task but one that will ensure that you are satisfied with your purchase in the long run.
First impressions are a vital part of selling a home. If the outside isn’t up to par, potential buyers are more apt to skip over your home without seeing what your home has to offer inside and out.
A career in real estate gives you the power to be your own boss and control your professional destiny. Life as a real estate agent is ever changing and varies from day to day and from listing to showing.
Buying a home or car requires good credit, if you are approved with less than ideal credit you will pay a much higher interest rate to compensate. There are some steps that can be taken to improve your credit and prepare you for the home buying process.
Interest rates have remained under 5% for the last decade, these ultra-low rates won’t last but they are also a long ways from average. Home prices are expected to continue rising in 2017 but at a pace much slower than this year’s increases.