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Traffic Patterns and Floor Plans - 04/25/08 11:11 AM
When shopping for a new home, consider traffic patterns along with other factors. A house with ample floor space can feel crowded if the arrangement is awkward. Start the evaluation with the entries. Is there a convenient "service" entry, in addition to the formal entrance? Ideally, sleeping quarters should be accessible without passing through the living or family rooms. You may want the master bedroom separated from the children's or guest rooms. A home office may require privacy and a separate entrance. At least one bath should be accessible to guests without sacrificing privacy. (1 comments)
Seller Can Entertain Multiple Offers - 04/25/08 11:00 AM
The first and last thing to remember when buying a home is that verbal agreements do not hold water. Until your purchase offer is signed by the seller (s), and their signed acceptance is presented to your agent and/or you, the seller can entertain and even accept another offer. Once you have a binding contract, the seller is usually obligated to sell the home to you, unless you both agree to cancel. But the seller is under no such obligation during the negotiating process unless there is a contract. To avoid disappointment, keep in close contact with your agent until the agreement is (2 comments)
Start Selling Before You Buy! - 04/25/08 10:55 AM
Shopping for a new home? Don't wait until you find your new dream home to list your present one. You will invest a lot of time finding a new home. Then you may discover you are in a poor position to bargain. You are a contingent buyer, since your offer depends on the sale of your present home. What if the seller gets a better offer while you are trying to sell? You may lose the home of your dreams List your home with a real estate broker before you start house hunting. You can set the occupancy date, if necessary, to give yourself (1 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.