20 steps to get
the best deal on a home
it comes to real estate, timing is everything. And if you're buying this year,
your timing is perfect.
For most homes in most areas, it's
a buyer's market. That means you'll see plenty of houses on the market with prices
that have slowed, stabilized or, in some places, even declined. And motivated
buyers will likely be more amenable to making concessions.
someone who's been sitting on the sidelines, it's a great time to buy," says
Eric Tyson, co-author of "Home Buying for Dummies."
biggest problem many buyers may encounter: too many choices. But that's not a
bad problem to have, says Colby Sambrotto, chief operating officer of ForSaleByOwner.com.
"See everything in your price range so you can make an informed decision,"
Spring and summer tend to be the prime home-buying
season. And in many markets, buyers will have a lot of options. Want to make sure
you get the best home for you? Here are 20 steps to help you get the best deal
on a home this year:
|20 steps to get the best deal on a home |