When you make the decision to buy a new house, you know you have a lot of work ahead of you. There is paperwork to get preapproved, you need to find a real estate agent, you need to decide what you’re looking for and where you want to live. All of this stuff that needs to be done is time consuming, even when you’re moving locally. But what about when you’re moving long distance? These tasks can start to feel overwhelming, and maybe even completely impossible. While we understand it will not necessarily be easy, it is doable, and in fact is done quite often. In order to be successful in your long-distance (aka remote) purchase, we’ve provided some tips to follow to make you endeavor much easier.
The trend for engaged couples to purchase their first home together prior to saying I DO is becoming more and more popular. Many couples make the decision to live together for a period of time before they marry, and the question of whether to rent or buy is something that should be given a lot of thought and careful consideration.
Whether you’re in the market to buy a new home or you’re on the verge of listing your home for sale, finding a good realtor, one that you can relate to and feel at ease with, should be the first thing on your list of things to do. A good realtor will help pave the way to an easier, and hopefully quicker, closing.
While it is sure to be a very exciting time in your life, moving from one home to another can also be extremely stressful. Whether you are moving across town or to a different state, it is important to stay organized and handle as many tasks as possible before the actual move in order to alleviate some of that stress. Inevitably, there are always last minute things that will come up that we have no control over, so follow the below checklist to keep control of the situation as best you can.