Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers


  March 10, 2014   Karen Stanko

Many experts are predicting the trend of lower than normal rates to continue through the summer. So for those looking to buy a new home this is an excellent time for getting pre-approved. You can get pre-approved up to 120 days in advance, this gives knowledge of knowing what price you can afford and the security of knowing the rate will be honored when you are ready to buy. And don’t worry if the rates drop, the lower rate will be applied. Need advice? Your realtor can recommended a reputable mortgage broker that can get you ready for the biggest purchase you will ever make. Once you are pre-approved, IT’S TIME TO START SHOPPING! Using an experienced realtor in this initial stage will speed up the process and make the sometimes-overwhelming task of home shopping much easier. Your realtor will take you through a variety of homes to get a feel for what you like and what you need for your family. Their knowledge of the different areas will also help steer into neighborhoods that are best suited for your budget and lifestyle. The spring market always heats up when the snow starts to melt. You want to be ready to make an offer when you find that perfect home, so now is the perfect time to get pre-approved and get market savvy so you don’t miss out on your perfect home. Tags: Edmonton Homes For Sale, Mls Edmonton, One Bedroom Condos for Sale, Strathcona County Condos, Strathcona One Bedroom Condos for sale