How Do You Know If It Is a Good Time to Purchase a New Home

Real Estate Agent with Valcore Realty Group

If you are like many of the people in our society today, you are wondering if this is a good time to purchase a new home in Hawaii Kai Hawaii. If you look at the economic situation in our country right now, we are in a recession, thousands of people have filed for bankruptcy and unemployment is at a high rate. In the back of your mind however, you might be wondering if this is a good time to purchase a new home in Hawaii Kai Hawaii. There are thousands of homes that are now owned by the bank. You might be thinking that you could get a good deal.

Tip #1 – Look at your own situation

Before you should look at anything, you should examine your own situation, both personally and financially. Can you afford to purchase a new home in Hawaii Kai Hawaii? Does the purchase fit into your budget as well as your financial goals? What does your job situation look like? Only you can answer these questions. If you are currently working, you must look at what would happen if you were to lose your job. You must see if you would have the money to pay the bills if something like that were to happen.

Tip #2 – What is happening to the value of homes in Hawaii Kai Hawaii

Are the homes in Hawaii Kai Hawaii going up or are they going down? Remember that what may be occurring in one area of the country does not mean that it is happening in your area. So you must make your decision based on what is happening in Hawaii Kai Hawaii. You normally want to purchase a home when the values of homes are going up. You also want to check to see the rate that homes are selling in the area. In other words are the homes selling quickly? This may help you determine if the value of the homes are starting to rise.

Tip #3 – Examine the interest rates

Currently you want to know where the interest rates are. Are they high? Are they low? Have they been low for awhile? Do they appear as if they are on the rise? Of course you want to get the lowest interest rate possible. Play with different scenarios and also shop around. You may be surprised as you might be able to find a very good rate in Hawaii Kai Hawaii.

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Comments (1)

Patrick White
Home Driven Realty, Inc - Baldwin, NY
Driven to bring New Yorkers home

Good Morning Ryan

Thanks for the post and tips. Have a great day

Feb 26, 2011 09:54 PM