Buying a home is a huge decision! For most people, this is the biggest financial investment they will make in their lives. I treat my clients the way I would like to be treated. I have coined the phrase that getting a mortgage is a “death grip”, meaning that it is not a decision to take lightly. Buying a home is much more important than buying a Big Mac.
You will see that I treat my clients with respect and work diligently to help my clients find the ideal home for them! I am not pushy, just honest.
Why it’s worth to considering buying now?
Interest rates are still at historic lows. (Talk to people that purchased their homes in the 1970’s.)
It is currently 45% cheaper to own a home compared to renting a home. (Average rent and asking price for an identical set of properties in a metro area.) http://trends.truliablog.com/2012/09/rent-vs-buy-summer-2012/
Des Moines is consistently voted as one of the best place to live in the country.
Livelihood. (Tired of living in a crammed apartment and the noisy neighbors? Owning a home gives you the chance to have your own yard, while having your own space away from neighbors.)
The 5 Steps to Buying with Jason as Your Buyer’s Agent:
You find your home!
Your offer is accepted
Consultation: I schedule a one hour consultation meeting with you at Twenty/20 Real Estate to define your property search criteria, discuss your mortgage pre-approval, and plan your buying timeline.
I learn your goals in regards to type of home you desire, price you want to stick at, when you would like to close, and discuss expectations.
Market Research: From the criteria you have given during the consultation, I will do market research to help you find the right home.
You review all available homes for sale online that meet your criteria that I forward to you on a weekly basis.
House Shopping: From the research sent to you, you select the homes you want to see and contact me to schedule dates and times for us to go House Shopping.
You Find your Home: You find your home! I represent you to write, present and negotiate on your behalf your offer for the property.
I will provide a market analysis to help you know how market has been over past 12 months and to provide comparable past sales, and active listings.
I guard your negotiating power along with your private information to help you get the best deal!
Your offer is accepted: I will work with you throughout the period and guide you through inspections, review of reports, title paperwork and disclosures, as well as works with the loan officer and your mortgage broker to ensure a smooth transaction until close!
Don’t forget: Des Moines is a great place to live!!!
America’s Best Place to Raise a Family – Ranked #1 Forbes
Best Cities for the Next Decade – Ranked #7 Kiplinger’s
Best Place for Business and Careers – Ranked #1 Forbes
Best Mid-Sized Cities for Jobs – Ranked in the top ten Forbes
Strongest Job Market in American – Ranked #12 by Business Week
Best Cities for Small Business in the Midwest – Ranked #2 The Business Journals
One of the Coolest Places to Live in America – Ranked #18 Men’s Journal
America’s Top 10 Cities to Move To – Ranked #6 BestPlaces.net…and there many more reasons to live in Des Moines!
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