Buying

Very few purchases you'll make in your lifetime are as important as a home. You have every reason to be choosy about your new house and about who helps you find it.

 

To help you find and purchase the right home, your RE/MAX CSI agent will:

  • Interpret the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) and diligently search for homes.
  • Maintain frequent and immediate contact, alerting you to new listings.
  • Give you an understanding of the area - its neighborhoods, schools and offerings - and the real estate marketplace in general.
  • Look out for your best interests and help you find a home that is a good investment.
  • Assist you in making a strategic offer.
  • Explain the ins and outs of pre-approval.
  • Provide you with lenders and other services as needed.
  • Prepare you for the intricacies of a potential multiple-offer situation.
  • Your RE/MAX CSI agent will be there for you every step of the way. Your agent works for you. He or she is ready to advise you, answer questions, and make sure you feel comfortable and confident about purchasing your new home. From a RE/MAX CSI agent, you can expect professionalism, expertise and consistent, open communication.  Contact us.

    Below are some preparations you can make prior to contacting an agent. You can also contact us at any time and we can guide you through the entire process as well.


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    • Click here to view our services.
    • Get a copy of your credit report and correct any errors.
    • Reduce your consumer debt - pay down credit card balances.
    • Assemble a cash down payment.
    • Determine how much you can afford to pay for a home.
    • Decide how much you are willing to spend for a home (different from how much you can afford).
    • Get familiar with basic mortgage terms.
    • Get pre-approved or at least pre-qualified for a mortgage loan.
    • Investigate neighborhoods where you want to look for a house.
    • Consider neighborhood school quality and crime rates.
    • Select two or three neighborhoods that meet your requirements.
    • Try a search on our website and view our featured homes.
    • Get your agent's help in evaluating the asking price of homes you like.
    • Contact us for more help and personal recommendations.