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Hints for Buyers

Hints For Buyers

Purchasing a new home or property can at the best of times be a tiresome process that can often lead to frustration, with many questions arising during the process.

Set Your Limits

It is important that you clarify with the bank a budget of how much you are able to spend. By securing this financial backing you will eliminate the stress of selecting a property out of your financial range and in turn establish a primary criteria for narrowing you path.

Establishing Your Needs and Wants

Over time, many prospective purchasers, miss out on the opportunity of purchasing properties that would perfectly suit their needs, by confusing what they actually NEED compared to what they WANT. In preparation for your search, you will be able to more efficiently narrow down your search, by writing out a list of features that you must have in the home or land you are seeking to purchase, as well as a separate list of features, that you would like in the home. By preparing this list and providing it to your agent, they will be further able to grasp exactly what you are searching for and can better ascertain those properties that can meet your needs as well at least some of your preferred features.

Examples

NEEDS                                                                                   WANTS
- Adequate number of bedrooms                                         - Skylights
- Storage shed                                                                     - Dishwasher
- Built-in cupboards                                                             - Swimming pool