Tips for Buying Homes Syracuse NY
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Tips for Buying Homes
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by Broderick Perkins
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Deadline Newsroom - The National Association of Realtors says increase your chances of getting your dream house instead of losing it to another buyer, with these easy steps.
Get pre-approved for a mortgage. This is a lender's guarantee that you have a mortgage in hand, once you find the home of your dreams. With a pre-approved mortgage, you'll be able to make a firm commitment to buy and make your offer more desirable to the seller.
Stay in close touch with your real estate agent to find out first about new listings that come on the market. And be ready to go see a house as soon as it goes on the market.
Scout out new listings yourself. Look at Internet sites, newspaper ads, and drive by the neighborhood frequently. Maybe you'll see a brand-new "for sale" sign before anyone else.
Be ready to make a decision. Spend lots of time in advance deciding what you must have so you won't be unsure when you have the chance to make an offer.
Bid competitively. You may not want to start out offering the absolutely highest price you can afford, but don't try to go too low to make a deal. In a tight market, you'll lose out. ...
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