3 Tips for Buying a House in 2021

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We’ve got 3 tips for all home buyers in this new year that will help set your home search up for success in 2021! 

Tip #1 for buying a new home in 2021:

Don’t expect perfection.

No matter what the price point - perfection doesn’t exist. That house is going to need a deep cleaning, no matter what. Having the carpets professionally cleaned is also a good idea. Out with the old and in with the new! 

Tip #2 for buying a new home in 2021:

Have an open mind.

The available inventory of homes for sale is lower than usual. Keep an open mind about the possibilities of what a home can be. Perhaps the vision you have in mind isn’t on the market. Can you look at a slightly lower price point and with some modifications create your ideal home? Yes you can!! (And, home renovations are probably not as scary as you think.)

Tip #3 for buying a new home in 2021:

Be nimble and quick.

This year we are going to continue to see a competitive real estate market and if you’re not ready - you might miss out. Being prepared with a pre-approval and understanding the finance aspect of buying will help you be both nimble and quick. Take a moment to go through the necessary paperwork before you’re ready to write an offer so you understand the process, the costs, and the expectations for all parties involved. Then, having a strategy to quickly target and identify your ideal home will be key. 

2021 is not going to be a year where you’ll have a lot of time to make a decision so be like Jack. Jack be nimble, jack be quick. But, don’t worry, there’s no jumping over candlesticks! 

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