When buying a home in Contra Costa Counties and surrounding areas, it's an important decision that can make an enormous difference in your lifestyle. It's also the biggest financial decision you may make when it's time to buy.
* Be realistic: There are no perfect homes. Although there are homes on the market in Contra Costa and surrounding areas you will need to decide what's important to you, and make sure you find a home that has the features you are looking for. Be prepared to compromise on some of the items on your wish list.
* Decide on a budget: Get pre approved for a loan, not just pre qualified. Consider not only the amount of the loan the lender will allow, but also what you feel comfortable spending every month. Take a real hard look at your budget.
*Do your research: Buying a home is much more permanent then renting. Purchase a home that you are prepared to keep for awhile. Select a home that will be reasonable to maintain, in both utilities and/or repairs.
* Build up your pyramid: Most people buy more than one home in their lifetime. The average family moves every 7 years. Buy a home you feel comfortable with and can afford. Brentwood CA homes hold great value.
I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have about making an offer, negotiating, or the buying and selling process. I will work diligently to help you find you dream home. Call 925.813.2771 or Email me when you are ready to take that next step
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