Here are the basics of buying a home: 1.
Get a mortgage with a low monthly payment and the option to pay it off at any time.
Keep your down payment low and your down payments manageable.
Keep a low mortgage rate.
Keep the home affordable.
Get your taxes filed annually.
Keep it in good repair.
Keep in good cosmetic condition.
Keep you in control of the cost of living.
Get insurance on your property and keep it affordable.
Get good insurance.
Use a home inspection service like Hinshaw.
Get an appraisal and find out how much the house is worth.
Get mortgage insurance on a property and get your taxes paid.
Ask your realtor to give you a good price.
Check with the bank or broker to find out if the property has a high credit rating.
Make sure your taxes are paid annually.
Keep and use the security deposit.
Check the code of deeds.
Look at the address on the deed and make sure the property is in good order.
Check your insurance policy.
Look for an appraisal online.
Ask the realtor or real estate agent to help you determine if the house has any issues.
Check online if the price is going up. 24.
Ask to borrow money to buy the house.
Make a reservation online for a private party.
Ask for an estimate.
Ask a friend or relative to help if possible.
Make an appointment for a date.
Call ahead to make a reservation.
Get on a waiting list.
Make appointments online to rent a house.
Go to a home improvement store to check out a home.
Call and book an appointment.
Ask about a property’s history.
Check if there are vacant lots.
Ask someone to drive you there.
Go online to check a house’s history and ask if the owner has been in the house for some time.
Ask an appraiser to check on the value of the house and make an estimate based on what he knows.
Make your appointment online or call to see if a property is for sale.
Ask what you can expect if you do not get a price you can afford.
Ask real estate agents to look into the sale price.
Find out about the property’s maintenance.
Get quotes for the home’s utilities and other costs.
Find a broker or agent who can get quotes.
Make calls to check about the price of your house.
Ask other people to drive your car to your home.
Ask neighbors to drive to your house and see if they know the person who lives there.
Call to check if a real estate company is interested in renting your house to you.
Ask if there is a property tax waiver available.
Go on a real-estate tour and see what’s inside.
Check for damage to the property.
Visit a local pawn shop to see how they sell and how they handle their inventory.
Call your local property management company to see what they have available for you.
Check a home’s condition online.
Ask another real estate professional for a quote.
Ask how much you should expect to pay for your home when you move in. 57.
Check on the condition of your home and make arrangements for it to be maintained and repaired.
Find an online real estate appraisal.
Ask when the home will be ready to be sold.
Ask people to help.
Ask where to park your car if you are moving in. 62.
Find and ask around about where to go to find other potential buyers.
Ask around for other buyers.
Call the real estate department at the company you are considering for a home or property you would like to sell.
Find other real estate professionals who can help you find a home buyer.
Ask friends and family to help with a home sale.
Check out what people are saying about the properties you are interested in. 68.
Go back to the realtors website and check the prices.
Make appointment for an inspection.
Get photos of the property from your phone.
Call a realtor who specializes in a particular area to discuss the home.
Contact the realty company who is selling your home for you to ask about their appraisal and to ask questions.
Check prices and appraisals online.
Go shopping to find deals online.
Make reservations for a specific date.
Call home improvement stores to check their inventory and prices.
Call around to other properties you know and ask what they are selling. 78.