Buying a home can be an easy process when you follow these steps:
- Determine how much house you can afford. Be pre-qualified by a reputable lender or mortgage representative who can find a loan program that is best for your situation. Donna Gola can refer you to several mortgage representatives and you can select the one you are most comfortable working with.
- Prioritize what is important to you in a home purchase and the narrow down the area where you would like to purchase a home. Donna Gola will go over the list with you in order to save you time in your home search by showing you homes that meet your list of wants and needs in a home purchase.
- Work with a Realtor who knows the market in the area you are looking to purchase a home and will update you by text, phone and/or e-mail when homes come on the market that meet your requirements. Donna Gola checks new listings several times daily, previews homes and is familiar with neighborhood information.
- Work with a Realtor who is full time and has experience to assist you with all steps involved from finding the right home and writing an offer to closing. Donna Gola has over 20 years experience representing buyers and has excellent skills in negotiating contracts. Donna will assist you in determining a fair price offer for the home you select based on comparable home sales and the current market value.
Donna Gola, as your agent, will listen to what is important to you in finding the right home, negotiate the best price and terms possible and ensure that all liaison with inspectors, appraisers, contractors, your lender and escrow is handled professionally and efficiently.