There is no such thing as the “right” time to acquire a residence.
If 3307 Wyndham Cir #2164 is the most suitable place of residence in Alexandria, Virginia for you, you don’t want to risk losing it because you’re trying to guess where the interest rates are going. Factors like market price and interest rate usually don’t change fast enough to make a difference in an individual home’s price in the City of Alexandria. Much more important than macro-economic factors, is the actual neighborhood and actual homes in the City of Alexandria where you’re shopping. Every home is distinctly unique. By the same token, opportunities in real estate are unique. That special home you’ve found in the City of Alexandria might never be on the market again in your lifetime.
The most important opinion is your opinion.
Of course, everyone likes a little reassurance, but you can confuse the desires of others, for your own needs and wants. Focus on the wants and needs of the people who will actually be living in the home.
Accept that there are no perfect houses in the City of Alexandria.
There are many examples of compromises that buyers have to make every day. Consider a few of these possibilities. It’s close to the Beltway, but far from your work.The roof is great, but the windows need to be replaced. We will prepare a list of priorites, and focus on properties in Alexandria that fit your goal-oriented criteria.
Don’t expect someone to negotiate away their equity in Alexandria.
We have a very efficient real estate market in the City of Alexandria and most homes will trade for about what they are worth. There are very few properties that sell for more or less than the appraised value.If you pay too much, relax. I’ll put an appraisal contingency in that will allow you to kick-out of the deal at no penalty if the home sales price is too high.
When you buy a home, you’re buy a community.
Don’t get so caught up in the physical aspects of the house itself that you forget about important issues such as:
- neighborhood pride of ownership
- access to public transportation
- how close the neighborhood is to friends and family
Formulate your plan.
Don’t wait until you’ve found a home to:
- investigate insurance
- consider a moving schedule
- list your priorities
- select a Realtor
I can help with the purchase process. Even if you just need to talk to learn more about how to go forward, please don’t hesitate to call. Talk to me if you’d like to learn more about 3307 Wyndham Cir #2164.
3307 Wyndham Cir #2164, Alexandria VA 22302 || $209,900
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