It's fun to look for a new home, isn't it? It gives you a chance to see what's available. I understand that you may not be ready to actually purchase a home yet so I wanted to provide you with a comprehensive resource for the information you should have when you are ready. You'll find everything here a buyer needs to know to find the ideal home – from the language of real estate to the kinds of tax breaks you'll get home buying a home – it's all here. After all, my mission is to empower you to achieve financial independence.
How to Make a Smart Home Buying Decision
Since buying a home is probably the biggest investment you might make in your life, it is crucial that you make the most informed decision possible. That's my goal, to provide you with abundant information, clearly and concisely, to make the smartest purchase when choosing a home.
To that end, you may find it extremely helpful to take a look at the local market conditions. I'm happy to be able to provide a powerful Market Snapshot tool that will show you the homes currently on the market, what homes have sold for and how long they were on the market, and so much more important data that will help you understand the local market today.
Read more about the Local Market Snapshot
The Ps and Qs of Real Estate: What do all those acronyms mean?
If you're new to buying real estate, the jargon used may sometimes look like alphabet soup. To make it easier for you to follow the many terms commonly used in our industry, use this handy Glossary of Real Estate Terms. If you have any questions, just give me a call or email me and I'll be happy to provide a prompt answer.
Who Represents You in the Transaction?
Did you know that all real estate professionals are not the same? Only real estate professionals who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are called REALTORS®. REALTORS® must adhere to a strict code of ethics; we are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. That makes our services very valuable when you're making the biggest investment of your life.
Why You Need Professional Representation
Consider this: If you had a $100,000 income tax problem, you wouldn't try to negotiate with the IRS yourself, would you? You'd seek the advice of a CPA. And if you had a $100,000 legal question, wouldn't you want to find an attorney to help you? Of course you would!
And since buying a home is perhaps your biggest investment, you want the most qualified real estate professional to work with you, right? To read more about me and my qualifications, visit my Why Norma? page and find out why I'm uniquely qualified to help you find your ideal home in Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, and the whole D.C. area. Be sure to take a look at what some of my clients have had said about working with me in the Success Stories page as well! And if you have any other questions, I'd be happy to answer them. Just give me a call toll-free at 1-800-753-5228 or on my cell phone at 1-703-966-0756.
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