Welcome to the a property buying market in Arlington.  Many people consider this an intriguing season to buy real estate. There are an array of high-rise condos recently listed. I’ve discovered more than a few noteworthy buys that are found when you contact me.

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Still, every home shopper needs a bit of patience and energy to discover the perfect home at a bid you can afford. Definitely, a house hunter should strive to be a properly advised buyer. It’s a given that you follow these simple steps; you will reach your real estate goal.

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Before looking at high-rise condos Like 900 Taylor St #524, any investor needs to put the financial capacity prepared. The knowledgeable purchaser begins by getting the credit score, and talking to lenders. If you have no idea whom to talk to, we can make a few suggestions.

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Next, start working with a Realtor that fully comprehends Arlington, Virginia. (You’ll find ideas on this website and elsewhere on selecting a full-time real estate professional, but I’ll tell you right now that I am an whiz on Arlington real estate.) When you work with me, I’ll make a list of your needs and needs in a home. This is a list of those things that you can absolutely not be without. Once this is compiled, then list the things that you would like. With these lists ready, its time to start looking at homes. Your realtor should be able to provide you with a complete list of homes that fit your criteria, and some that come close. Also, they will be able to guide you to properties that fit your pre-approved mortgage amount.

After finding a home or homes that suit you make sure to have a certified inspector take a thorough look through the home. Have them check all questionable areas of the home. Don’t forget to have the inspector check for mold as this is something that is often overlooked. If the home passes the inspection than carry on with the offer if you are so inclined. If it doesn’t then either continue shopping, or utilize the necessary repairs as a bargaining point. Usually you should be able to have the cost of these repairs deducted from the cost of the home. Its a good idea to bring in your own contractor or expert to get these estimates. By doing this you know that everything is above board.

Buying a home is a huge process and one that you must be careful to handle with all due care and attention. Such an important investment can benefit you financially for years to come as well as providing safety and financial security. Don’t sell yourself short on what you buy as your home. After all, your family deserves the best don’t they?

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Julie Nesbitt

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Julie Nesbitt is an ABR who has served buyers in some of Alexandria’s most exclusive neighborhoods.  She is a top producing agent who has listed and sold property in Northern Virginia. In addition to helping folks buy, sell and rent property in Northern Virginia, Julie is the primary administrator of the property management services performed by Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. Call Julie at (703)765-0300.