Orange House Realty | Bloomington, Minnesota

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Buying a home can be very exciting, but also a very stressful point in your life. You want to make sure that the home buying process goes as smooth as possible. At Orange House Realty we help you every step of the way to find the home of your dreams. They will make sure that you are 100% satisfied by giving professional advice and answering any and all questions along the way. Here are some tips to help you find the home of your dreams:
Determine what you are looking for in a home
Before looking for a home, you need to think about what exactly you are looking for in a home. Certain things are very important to some and unimportant to others. Some amenities in a home are limited to your price range. Here are some questions that you could answer to narrow the home search.
1. What can you afford?
2. What style of home do you prefer? (2 story, 1 story rambler, Split-Level…)
3.How many bedrooms and bathrooms do you need?
4. Location of bedrooms? (4 on one level, 2 upstairs, 2 down, Master on main floor)
5. How many garage stalls?
6. Do you need a separate dining room?
7. What type of basement? (Do you need a walkout?)
There are many other questions that could be asked. Just be specific when determining what amenities are most important to you. This will help your Orange House Realty professional in helping you find your dream home.
Make a report:
After you have toured and seen some homes, make a report of what you did and didn’t like about the home. This is very beneficial because sometimes you don’t even know what is important to you until you see it.
Think about a home inspection:
A home inspection can be very beneficial to buying a home. Even though everything might seem to be in working order, there might be some hidden dangers. For around $350 to $450, an professional inspector will inspect the home, inside and out, to determine if there is anything wrong with the home. They then write a report with their findings. You can write a purchase agreement contingent on a home inspection. That means that if the inspector’s findings are not to your liking, you can choose not to buy the home, or ask the seller to fix certain items. If you have any questions about a Home Inspection, feel free to contact your Orange House Realty professional.
Ask questions:
Your Orange House Realty professional is here to help you. They deal with real estate every day, and attend classes regularly to keep up with current housing topics. A buyer is not expected to know everything about buying a home. Asking your agent questions will help them to help you be educated in the home buying process, which will make you feel more comfortable with the process.