Leslie The Realtor Inc.
608.334.4052
leslie@LeslieTheRealtor.com
26 Schroeder Court | Madison, WI 53711

Thinking of Buying?

What to Know When Buying a Home

Buying a home is one of the largest personal investments most families will make. Shopping for your new residence should be happy and joyous, not stressful and overwhelming. If you make a plan and do your research before you start to look at houses, you will save time and headaches for everyone involved. Here are some practical tips that will help you be successful when you’re ready to make the investment in real estate where your family will thrive and grow.

Steps to Take Before You Buy

  • Know your financial situation; be ready to make adjustments to your finances
  • Get your credit report and fix any errors
  • Determine what you can afford
  • Ask yourself what you want in a house
  • Seek a professional real estate agent
  • Make sure to get professional inspections

Why You Need an Agent

A real estate agent is a valuable resource when you are buying a home in Madison, WI. A good agent who knows the community and the market can save you valuable time by narrowing your search to homes that will meet your needs and fit into your budget. In addition, the agent understands the ins and outs of the real estate buying experience, which helps you have more success.

You want to look for an agent who will balance your needs against their own interests. It’s true that your real estate agent will make a commission on the sale, but a good agent will work with you and accept your shopping criteria, rather than pushing their own agenda on you. You want an agent with knowledge of the area and experience in real estate. Our office wants to be that agent for you, to make your home buying experience memorable and successful.

Call Our Office and Find the Home of Your Dreams

Your real estate purchase is an investment that you want to last a long time and grow in value. We know how to help people buying a home, whether you’re a first-time shopper or looking for your retirement home. Our office uses the latest in telecommunications and computer technology to help you find your home and get the best opportunities. With years of experience in the Madison, WI area, we can direct you to the right area of town with the amenities that fit your lifestyle. If you need to make repairs or renovations, we have a wealth of referrals and resources. Contact our office today to start the process of finding your new home.

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