Guide for Home Buyers
Understanding current market conditions, viewing properties, finding the perfect home, negotiating, and closing the deal without getting emotionally involved are just some of the daunting tasks facing a property buyer.
Hiring Bob and Claudette to assist you with these tasks will take a huge weight off of your shoulders. A great experience begins with a great agent.
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- 8 Simple Secrets to Avoid Costly Mistakes Buying Your Dream Home
- 6 Things You Must Know About Mortgages Before You Buy
The Buying Process
The first step is to determine how much you can afford. The best way to do this is to do this is to become pre-qualified for a mortgage through a mortgage broker. This vital first step will save you a great deal of time by focusing your search on properties that are within your financial scope.
After pre-qualification comes the fun part: looking at homes. We’ll find some homes that fit your needs and desires, schedule viewings and visit them, making sure to point out the features and benefits of each home.
Buying with Bob and Claudette Coutts
Whether you’re a real estate investor or a personal home buyer, it’s important to have a professional on-hand who has expert knowledge about the market.
We are very familiar with Calgary and surrounding areas. We are eager to help you find a home that‘s within your price range, your preferred location and that meets your needs. We have a system that will ensure you don’t miss any or pay too much.
We can help you arrange financing with a qualified mortgage specialist. We will investigate the neighbourhood and take you on property tours, pointing out the features and benefits of each home, so you can consider all the facts before making a decision to buy. When ready, we will draft a purchase contract that takes into account any contingencies you require. We’ll also prepare a comparative market analysis to determine an appropriate offer price and negotiate the terms and conditions of the offer on your behalf.
After your offer has been accepted, we’ll put you in touch with industry professionals that can make your purchase easier. From lawyers to building inspectors, we’ll be happy to connect you with reputable professionals in the field. Our system will ensure that you don’t miss any homes or pay too much.
There’s more to buying a home than just price. We will negotiate the best terms and contingencies of the offer for you, the best price and important factors that protect you and your money.