Our collection of information to help you make that informed decision
Financing my purchase!
Buying a home is probably the biggest financial commitment for most of us. It is a long-term commitment which should be carefully considered and planned.
Before you start looking for a home to buy, one key important thing to work on is the financial calculations - work out what you can afford as well as find out what are the various budgets you need to set aside for.
Always work towards buying within your means. Make sure you buy a home that you can afford in the long run.
There are a lot of important factors to consider within this important step, do consider to engage the services of a professional property agent. It is important that you enlist the services of an agent you can trust. Once you have found a suitable real estate agent, your work is almost half done.
Never Buy On Impulse
You step into a house and you think that is the dream home for you. The ambient lights are so beautiful, the jazz music playing in the background and the cooling breeze from the air conditioning units is definitely the best companion in making the house, the perfect home for you. 5 minutes into the house, you are definitely ready to issue a cheque to the seller.
But WAIT. Is that really the dream home for you?
Are the sellers trying to camouflage anything from the potential buyers?
Always view a property with a clear frame of mind and prepare a checklist of things that you may want to check in the house before you make that decision to purchase the most expensive thing in your life.
What can real estate agents do for me?
As a buyer, we often want to get the best deal for our purchase. We have seen many buyers acting on impulse and end up with the wrong purchase or otherwise, paid a higher than usual price for the purchase.
So what can real estate agents do for me?
If you find the right and good property agents, they will be able to get you the most ideal unit at the best price. They can advise you on the house that you like - what's good and what's isn't. And the really good real estate salesperson will be able to get you your ideal house at fantastic pricing as well. We are trained to negotiate the best deals for our clients and have been doing it for many years.
So, if you do think that DIY-ing it yourself is a good option and cost saving, think trice! A professional real estate agent will be able to advise you on the purchase, ensuring that you make that informed decision and also helping you save big bucks during the negotiations. And, you would be saving all the hassles and having someone with you throughout the process who can be constantly there to advise and remind you.