Intro to Home Buying Presented by Joseph Balge, Nathan Boerneke, Mel Lemke, and Gordon Tews
Home Buying • Determining a budget. • What house is right for you? • What to avoid? • Location, location, location. • Getting real about realtors. • Crunching the numbers.
Choosing a Realtor • Look for credentials • Interview the realtor • Read reviews • Homethinking.com
New Buyers Beware • Realtors and commission • Full disclosure • Ask questions • Dual Agency
National Association of Realtors • Standard for Most Realtors • Code of Ethics • Educational Opportunities
Wrapping it up • How much can I spend? • What are you looking for? • Where am I going to live? • Who can I trust to help me? • Why will the bank make the decision they do? • When do I move in?