Buying a house
The time to become a homeowner is now.
Have you been thinking about buying a house lately? Maybe you've come to realize paying rent is a waste of money. Maybe you're more stable now and are ready to settle. Or maybe you just want a place to call your own to paint, decorate or do whatever you feel like to it.
Any reason is a good reason to buy a house. And the time to become a homeowner is now. Don't delay your decision—in years to come you'll be happy you did.
Now, you need a REALTOR® like me, Robbie Palm, on your side to represent you. Remember the seller most likely also has a Realtor looking out for their best interest. So, shouldn't you? Of course! And that's where I come in.
My job is not to sell you a property. I'm here to represent you in the process of buying a house. I'll assist you every step of the way until you have the keys to the home that's right for you.
Also, if you're like most people, you don't have stashes of money readily available to pay the property in full. You need a lender. I can help you with that, too.
If you already have a preferred bank, credit union, or mortgage lender to work with, great! If not, I could recommend two or three lender options for you to choose from.
The first thing you need from a lender is a pre-approval letter. This pre-approval letter will tell you, me and the seller how much money you have to work with for the purpose of buying a house.
Now we're ready to go out and see houses! I might send you a list of suggested properties, but it's up to you to choose which houses you want to go see based on your likes and affordability.
Be aware that as you go through this journey of becoming a homeowner your opinions, likes, tastes and choices might change, which is fine. We will discuss the pros and cons of each property. And once you've decided “this is the one” –the house you can see yourself, your family, your pets, and your furniture in– we need to act quick and make an offer (see Contracts) before someone else does.
After the contract is agreed on, I will make sure everyone involved—the seller, lender, title company, inspectors—work together until you have the key to your home in your hands.