Tips For First Time Home Buyers In Hickory NC

Dated: February 6 2018

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Purchasing a home is most likely the biggest purchase you will make in your life. This process at times can be scary, especially for first time buyers, but with some planning and the help of real estate professional this could be a very exciting time for you.

Here are some tips to make the home buying purchase as smooth as possible.

The first step is to get pre-qualified with a mortgage lender. Many buyers like to jump right into viewing properties but without getting pre-qualified you can't be sure what you can afford. You should also shop around to make sure to find the mortgage best for you.

After getting pre-qualified with a mortgage lender you should contact a real estate agent. This is a very important when purchasing a home especially for first buyer home buyers. A buyers agent will walk with you through the entire process of purchasing your home from viewing properties all the way to the closing table. Make sure to convey to your agent your needs and wants in a home. Letting your agent know what areas you are interested in, the size of house and features you would like will greatly help your agent find properties that best fix your needs.

After finding the property that is best for you it's time to make a offer. Take time to make sure you are making a educated decision but don't drag you feet to long. It is not uncommon to miss out on a property because the seller accepted another buyer's offer. You should also remember that your offer may not be the only offer that the seller has so make sure to you submit a good one.

Hickory Real Estate Group is a full service real estate company located in Hickory North Carolina.  We serve Hickory, Newton, Conover, Granite Falls, Hudson, Lenoir, Mountain View, Lake Rhodhiss, and Lake Hickory.

We offer knowledge, personal attention and communication that is needed for a smooth home buying experience. Just call or email us and you will see how quickly we respond to your needs.

We work hard to give our clients the best possible real estate experience and we want to work to get your business. You’ll see our work ethic and efficiency is second to none.

Whatever your real estate needs call for we can help.  SEARCH NOW!

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Kathleen Kelly

I am a Broker/Owner and Chief Operations Manager of our office that my husband and business partner Mike Kelly founded in 2010. We are proud to say that we have grown our firm into the top independ....

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