Real estate agents used to be different than they are today. There was a lot of those that were attempting to supplement with a "side income" from selling homes. That worked okay prior to the advent of the internet because all of the information about real estate, including listings, was housed out of public view. Today, that has changed. You can find listings of homes all sorts of places. You are able to find answers to your real estate questions with a few keystrokes. Today is definately the day of the consumer.
The BETTER your real estate agent is at the Technological aspect of real estate, the better they will be when it comes to getting you want you want at the best possible price and with the least interference from others. There is one more factor that is very important when you are going to set out and look for homes. Make sure your real estate agents is local to the cities that you are interesting in conducting business in.
What’s keeping you from finding the right home? Are you too picky? Are you not accepting of your budget? Are you looking in the wrong part of town? There could be a number of reasons why you are having a hard time finding the right home and this is a great time to sit down and create a list.
First of all, do you know exactly what you are looking for? If you are looking at real estate then you should be pre-qualified for a loan and well aware of your budget. Look at homes you can afford.
Your list should include how many bedrooms and bathrooms you need. In addition you should consider the location. If you have children you may need to be near schools, parks, and other amenities that make life easier. The quality of schools in a neighborhood are also important.
If you are looking at homes it is important to see beyond its current resident and condition. For example if you like a home but do not like its bright red walls consider the fact that you can re-paint the moment it becomes yours. Buying real estate is a BIG investment and you should be picky but knowing what you can change about a home is important to be aware of.
When it comes down to you relocating yourself or your family within the Santa Clarita Valley, from outside of the Santa Clarita Valley or anywhere - you want to look for a REMAX Relocation Specialist. We formed our Team so we could help everyone, not matter where they were relocating from our valley or no matter where they were relocating from, when they were arriving in the SCV. Shoot us an email and we will take the BEST care of you. Talk soon...