preparing an offer: SO YOU'VE DECIDED TO BUY A HOME... Part 5 - 09/16/07 11:48 AM
Closing the Deal
You found a home you want to purchase, you made an offer and it was accepted, it passed inspection and your option period has passed without any glitches.
Tip...If your closing date is near the end of the year, make sure to speak with your accountant . They may be able to identify future savings tied into owning a home, and might recommend a specific closing date for tax purposes.
Be sure to calculate and re-calculate all of your closing costs to avoid any surprises. Costs generally range between 2% and 7% percent of the purchase price of the home.
Prepare a walk through to ensure … (0 comments)

preparing an offer: SO YOU'VE DECIDED TO BUY A HOME... Part 4 - 09/16/07 11:27 AM
When You Find The House You Want To Call "Home"
It's time to prepare an offer. This is where you hope you've chosen a qualified agent. Your mutual goal should be to negotiate the lowest possible price in the shortest period of time, with the most favorable terms. An experienced agent will be able to help gauge a fair price and will negotiate with the seller and seller's agent for you.
Identify the maximum amount you can afford before you submit your offer, to keep you from going over your budget in the excitement. Ensure your offer is within your price range and … (0 comments)


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