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Just beginning the Irvine home search? Know your WANTS and your NEEDS.
In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your Irvine home search.
If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list of things that you’d LOVE to have in your new home. Many new homebuyers fantasize about the amenities that they see on television or on Pinterest, and start looking at the countless homes listed for sale with rose-colored glasses.
Do you really need that farmhouse sink in the kitchen, in order to be happy with your home choice? Would a three-car garage be a convenience or a necessity? Could the man cave of your dreams be a future renovation project instead of a make or break now?
The first step in your home buying process should be to get pre-approved for a mortgage loan. It’s highly recommended that you work with your lender to get pre-approved before you begin house hunting. Pre-approval will tell you how much house you can afford and can help you move faster, and with greater confidence, especially in the competitive Irvine housing market.
And getting that pre-approval letter allows you to ... more
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