Things You Should NOT
Do Before Buying a Home
Don't make major
purchases of any kind, including a car
Don't move money around
Don't change banks
Don't change jobs
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A home represents the dream
that you sought after all your life. It's the place that holds cherished
memories of friends and family. When it comes time to buy, you deserve a
real estate agent who delivers
first-rate service and looks out for your best interest. Look no
further, Alene Iutzwig is the agent you need.
Random house hunting may be
exciting, but it's not the right approach to take in locating the
perfect home for your family. You will end up wasting a lot of time and
energy. In addition, you run the risk of buying something you really
don't want, or missing out on the perfect home to fit your needs and desires.
can help you qualify your needs and pre-select homes that fit those
needs. Your time is valuable, and I respect that. I am here to save
you time and money. Together, we can take the hard work and difficulty out of searching for your ideal
You can make a simple phone call today, provide some quick information,
and we can start looking at homes right away! I will select homes
that are specific to your needs and criteria. You can be assured
that you will receive the help and guidance you need to make an informed
home buying decision.
If you are looking in the Clear Lake area, you are in luck! I have
lived in this area for over 25 years and know the market very well.
There are a multitude of attractive neighborhoods to choose from, many
that you may have never even seen or heard of. Let my experience and
determination be your guide, as we tour the area together.
Interested in a home in the Greater-Houston area? I can help you
with this as well. I know the Houston area very well, and would love
to show you homes in Kingwood, The Woodlands, The Heights, Sugar Land,
West University, or anywhere else your heart desires.
|Once you have
your home under contract I will guide and assist you
through the process of:
|Getting a home
|Getting a termite
|Getting an appraisal |
|Getting title insurance |
|Getting a survey. |
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community association and neighborhood links.
Relax and Enjoy
Home buying can be stressful. That's why it's important to have a game
plan and stick to it. If you do, your stress level will be minimized
and you can enjoy the process
Make a List
Make a detailed list of what you are looking for in a home. What are
your priorities? A big backyard for the kids? A huge master bedroom? A
modern kitchen? Know what you want and pursue it. Also, identify areas
where you are willing to compromise and where you aren't. This will
help at decision time.
Plan And Get
Developing a home buying plan can help you focus on the important
factors and organize the entire process. You may even want to use a
notebook with sections on house hunting, financing, etc. Getting
pre-qualified on your loan helps determine the home price you can
afford and presents you as a legitimate prospect to the seller. A
lender typically uses the 28% formula in approving your loan (your
monthly mortgage may not exceed 28% of your monthly income). Planning
your actions and getting pre-qualified will allow will save both time
Sellers get turned off when buyers make very low offers. Make fair
offers. Let me help you come up with a strategy for the negotiations.
It's easy to get turned off by homes that are unclean, or poorly
decorated. Use your imagination to picture the house in a clean,
nicely decorated state. Afterall, it could be your dream home.