How You Should Handle a Purchasing Process

Buying a house can be a stressful experience not only for purchasers, but also for agents. That is why building your relationship on mutual respect and commitment is very important.

Most buyers tend to overlook how huge a responsibility finding the perfect house can be for an agent and don’t clearly understand what their part is in this contract.

In fact, being a thoughtful buyer is very simple:

Return your agent’s calls! Finding a house that meets your requirements and has a good price is not that easy. That’s why, during negotiations, it is essential to get back in touch with your agent as quickly as you can.

Be receptive to the lender! Provide the lender with the information they need as quickly as possible. Always keep in mind that the sooner you receive the loan, the sooner you can move into your dream house.

Tell your agent about your traveling plans! It is critical for us to know about your travel plans in advance, in order to keep the buying process going. Also, providing contact information is necessary whenever you travel, so we can reach you at any time.

Sign paperwork promptly! Most contracts have deadlines and that is why it is important that you don’t hesitate when it comes to signing paperwork, as there are risks of losing the property.

Always work with people you trust, and respect their efforts and dedication! Committing to the process and keeping in touch with your agent will get you home sooner than you think.

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How will TRID impact the buying process?

As of October 3, 2015, TRID (Truth-in-Lending Integrated Disclosure Act) is officially in place and changes the way mortgage loans are originated and closed. This is important to know when purchasing a home because all mortgage transactions are effected and the buying process is time-sensitive and has associated costs (moving, repairs, etc.) Read more.

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