In today's world it's so easy for homebuyer's to search for homes online - virtual tours, a lot of interior pics, google earth for those neighborhood views. It's great to have an informed buyer that knows what type of home they want, can pinpoint the neighborhood and sometimes even the exact home they want to look at and possibly put an offer on. It's exciting having all this information at a touch of a mouse but the most important information can sometimes be overlooked by the most saavy buyer - 1. How much can I afford and how much of mortgage can I get approved for?
Here are some of the main reasons that today's professional real estate agent will not take buyers out to see a home - whether in person and in today's current - Touchless "virtual" environment arrange for a Facebook live, Zoom or other virtual tour. A pre-approval helps to answer the following additional questions:
You would never go shopping for a car without a budget, so why would you expect to go shopping for a home without knowing how much of a mortgage you would be approved for?