Four Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A Home

Dated: 05/03/2018

Views: 261

There are are way more than only four things to keep in mind when buying a home, but you have to start somewhere! Purchasing a house is a learning process. Ask questions - they are expected. Here's a very brief overview of a few things you should look out for: 


Four things to keep in mind when buying a home in Rohester MN


1. Know Your Costs

    Make sure your agent explains your expenses. You should know about mortgage payments, closing costs, and any other expenses that you may come across. It's okay to ask your Realtor questions - take notes if needed. 

2. Pay Attention to Inspection Results

    Before closing on your home, you will have the opportunity to have a home inspection. Make sure you go over any issues that arrise with your agent. If you find any problems you feel need to be fixed, negotiation is expected. If there's anything you just can't overlook, you might want to consider walking away and looking for a different house. 

3. Don't Be Afraid to Ask to See a Home 

    You shouldn't just settle on a house. This is a huge purchase and a life-changing decision! Take your time, and see as many homes as you want. And don't hesitate asking to see a house multiple times. 

 4. Scope Out the Neighborhood and Community

    A good neighborhood is almost as important as how good your home is. Take a drive around the neighborhood at different times of the day. If you're comfortable doing so - ask the neighbors questions. If you're moving to a new town, make sure you familiarize yourself with the area.  

For more real estate information, contact the Realty Edge Team at 507-218-9700 or at www.rochesterrealtyedgeteam.com.  And like us on Facebook!

*Info compiled from Realtor.com

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

Kasson Minnesota

Thinking about joining the Kasson, Minnesota community? Here are some reasons why you should!Kasson-Mantorville School The Kasson-Mantorville School District has 3 separate buildings, one for

Read More

A New School Year

Time to finish up your back to school shopping! Are you ready for the new year? Real estate activity slows down a bit as home buyers with school-age kids are getting ready for classes.;

Read More

New Build In Ridgeview Manor Rochester MN

This NEW BUILD in Ridgeview Manor Rochester, MN is a 4 Bedroom/3 Bath ranch style home. All modern finishes with an open floor plan includes granite counter tops, birch recessed panel

Read More

Home For Sale 9th Street NE Rochester

Our newest home for sale is on 9th Street NE in Rochester. This 3 bedroom/2 bath home in a convenient Northeast location is updated and move-in ready! On the bus line, this home is within

Read More