-- Buying a Home Articles
Every month we send out a newletter to our
best clients and friends ... each one of them provides
information about a different, carefully chosen topic
that is are always relevant and contain valuable
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In a world where
you can buy or sell a home with the click of a button, the work
of a real estate agent becomes even more critical.
Sure, you may be able to
perform an actual sale on the web, but the extra perks an agent
provides simply can’t be replaced by the internet.
If you’ve ever worked
with a real estate pro before, you know that this process is
much more than just a clickable transaction.
To show you
what I mean, I want to share a few of our “not-so-hidden talents” with you this
month. These are some
skills, benefits and knowledge we provide in addition to
assisting you with buying or selling or renting your home.
You’ll also find a few
numbers speaking to the high-quality work real estate agents
provide for their clients. It
is our hope you grasp a completely new perspective on what a
great real estate professional can do for you.
You can also learn the
truth about I-Buyers, which are on-line companies that allow you to
request an offer for your home, sight unseen.
always strive to provide you with an unparalleled level of
service with anything you may need, regardless of whether it’s
real estate related or not. Do
you need a referral for a great contractor?
Do you have a question
about these topics? Give
us a call … we would be honored to serve you.
Contact Me for All of Your Real Estate Needs! -- Whether you have questions about our
local real estate market, are thinking of buying or selling or
would like a referral to a service or trades professional in our
area, we can help. Through our Nationwide Agent Referral
Network, we can connect you with qualified and well-trained real
estate agents all over the County and Canada. We also have
contacts in most service and trades who can help you with
anything you need.
Us so that we can arrange a referral for you, for
your family or for your friends.
The U.S. Housing Market Outlook ... The National Market As
We Begin 2019 -- Although it's impossible to predict
the future, current trends and statistics create a picture of
the market's health. This information covers the entire
United States as a whole. Obviously, each State and even
every Countyor City or Neighborhood could be different due to
the local dynamics. If you want to find out exactly what's
going on in your neighborhood, be sure to
Us so that we can provide you with a FREE market
analysis for your home or specific information about your
neighborhood. We have our fingers on the pulse of our real
Planning to Sell? Think Like a Buyer --
Although the majority of homebuyers initially search on-line for
the right home to purchase, more than 63 percent will walk
through the home and nearly half will drive by it to get a vew
of the exterior. Photographs are great for first
impresions,but driving by the property provides a different
perspective that allows buyers to get an idea of the home's
current status. We're providing some ideas of how you can
"think like a buyer" when you assess the condition of your home.
Don't hesitate to
Us if you have questions about the real estate
market or the process of buying, selling, or renting a home.
Our highly-trained agents can answer all of your questions.
Increase Your Home's Curb Appeal -- If you are thinking of selling your
home this year, we would be very happy to help you decide which
of the projects in this month's information would net the best
value based on our experience.
We have some great contractors who work with us and they will be
glad to discuss all of your options. Feel free to
Us to discuss your plans ... we'll be glad to help!
Five Reasons to Give Me a Call Today!
-- Did you know that we can do more than help you
buy or sell a home? In fact, we offer a variety of
services to all of our great clients, regardless of whether
we're currently working with them on a home purchase or sale.
Whether you need advice on making repairs to your home or on
finding a creliable business to help you with whatever you need,
Us so that we can connect you with someone in our
Market Insights 2018 --
Do you know what's in store for the real estate
market in 2018? Probably not! While it's impossible
even fur us to know for sure, experts analyze current trends to
predict what may happen. We have a breakdown of what the
believe will happen this year. Regardless of whether you want to
buy a home, sell a home, or rent a home,
Us so that we can help you navigate through the
Hunting Check-List -- The average home buyer views 10
homes before they find the one they want. When
you view that many homes, it can be difficult to
remember the details of each one. We are
providing you with a check-list to help you
remember the features of each home you visit and
your impression of the home and surrounding
neighborhood. Feel free to print out as many
copies of this check-list as you need ... and be
sure to Contact
help you with the home-buying process.
Buying Process -- Are you in the market for a home?
If it is your first time attempting to purchase a
home, you may wonder what to expect during the
buying process. Even if you've purchased a home
before, the process has many variables and may
not be the same every time. If you are
considering buying a home, Contact
that we can walk you through the process.
Hire a Moving Company -- Reduce the stress of the moving
process by hiring a reliable moving company to
transport your belongings to your new home. We
are providing you with some tips for hiring a
reputable company that fits your budget. If you
have had a GREAT experience with a moving
to tell us about them so we can add them to our
Moving Easier -- Spring and summer are busy times
in teh real estate market. Although many people
look forward to having a fresh start in a new
place, they may be anxious about the moving
process itself. We are providing you with
information and tips to help make it easier. If
you are thinking about selling your current home,
buying a home or renting a home, don't try to do
it yourself, Contact
we will help you get the process started and be
with you every step of the way!
Ready to Buy in 2017? -- With various factors to consider,
the decision to buy a home is difficult for most
people. This information asks you five questions
that will help you guide your decision and youre
readiness to buy a home. Even if you aren't ready
to buy right now, we urge you to review this
information so that you will know what will be
needed when the time is right for you! Contact
Us so that we can discuss
the local Maryland market with you and address
your specific needs and concerns.
in Store for the Market in 2017? -- We are sharing expert
predictions for the year and statistics and
projections to back them up about what should
happen in the real estate market this year. Contact
Us so that we can discuss
the local Maryland market with you and address
your specific needs and concerns.
Tips for Navigating the Real Estate Transaction -- For many buyers and sellers,
especially first-timers, the real estate process
can be overwhelming. This report is designed to
help ease your mind about the process and offers
five tips to prepare to list your home for sale
or buy a new one. If you need specific
information about our market in Maryland or your
specific neighborhood, Contact
Us and we'll help you begin
Reasons You Need an Agent to Help You with the
Real Estate Process -- It doesn't matter if you are
buying or selling your first home or if you've
bought and sold a few during your lifetime. The
one thing that you need for any real estate
transaction is a well-trained, licensed real
estate agent like us at DMS Properties,
LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services.
Us so that we can help you
with whatever real estate transaction you are
considering ... and remember that we're never to
busy to help your family, friends and co-workers,
Steps to Take Before You Start Your Home Search -- Although the average
buyers' home search takes approximately 12 weeks,
many buyers begin preparing for the process well
in advance, especially first-time home buyers.
The prepare by saving for a down payment, paying
down or paying off debt and exploring potential
neighborhoods where they might want to live. If
you know you want to buy a home someday, these
steps will get you started. Be sure to Contact Us so that we can discuss your home
buying options and provide you with additional
information and support.
Tips to Help You Navigate the Buying Process -- The home buying process can be
confusing, especially for first-time buyers. Not
only is the market always changing, but the
average buyer purchases a home once a decade.
While todays buyers have access to more
information now than in the past, they dont
have the experience to process and understand
what they read. Contact Us so that we can discuss your home
buying options and make sure the process goes
the Internet in Your Home Search -- An overwhelming
majority of homebuyers are using the Internet to
help them find a home. More than 89% of buyers
use the Internet during their home search to look
at listing, find information about neighborhoods
or learn more about the mortgage processes. You
can also feel free to Contact Us about your home search...
regardless of whether you are buying or renting.
We can provide you with the most current
information about homes that are available.
Find the home that's Right for You -- For the majority of homebuyers,
finding the right property to buy is often the
most difficult step of the home buying process. We're
providing you with four important things to
consider as you begin the search. We would urge
you to Contact Us today so that we can help you
with the process.
More for a Down Payment -- For many first-time
homebuyers, saving for a down payment can be
difficult. This information offers tips to help
you turn saving into a habit; one that will last
even after you have bought a house. If you are
considering buying a home, you should Contact Us today so that we can discuss your
options and help you get started. We have
relationships with some great financial
professionals who can give you some great advice
and point you in the right direction
Outlook 2016 -- The year 2016 is projected to
be a great year for housing. Experts say that the
U.S. housing market will likely grow faster than
the overall economy. Whether you're thinking of
buying or selling, this may be an ideal time to
get into the housing market. Contact Us today so that we can discuss your
options and help you get started.
and The Economy -- Buying a home not only
impacts the homeowners' financial situation, it
also impacts the local and national ecnomies.
Because 2016 is an election year, there's no
doubt that the role of the economy and housing
will be a hot topic in the news.
Need a Trusted Real Estate Professional in Your
If you are in the market to buy or sell your home
... or even if you are renting a home, it's
important to have an advocate in your corner to
help you navigate through the real estate
process. We're providing you with a list of just
a few things we can offer when you are thinking
of getting into the real estate market. We're always here to help you in
any way that we can
Your Home Search Using These Three Free Apps -- According to a recent study by
Google, more buyers are using their movile device
during the home search than ever before. In fact,
millennials are twice as likely to look for real
estate information on their mobile devices than
other generations. We're providing you with 3
free Apps that can help you find the home of your
dreams. You still need to call us, though, to
help you with the purchase!!
Mid-Year Review of the National Real Estate
-- if you are thinking about buying a
home or listing your current one, now is a
perfect time to get started. Whether you are
considering a jump into the housing market or are
just curious about what shape it is in, we are
providing you with the facts!
Sweet Time to get in the Market -- If you've been
thinking of selling your home or buying a new
one, now is a great time. Experts predict that
the market will continue to gain strength
throughout 2015. Here are some "sweet
morsels" of information about the national
Us about the local market in
Maryland or in your specific neighborhood!
to Prepare for a Bidding War -- In many areas around
the U.S., low inventory is causing a bidding war
to erupt between buyers. According to a recent
study, over half of buyers faced competition on
an offer they wrote. How can you outbid other
buyers and get the house you love at a price you
can afford? We're providing some simple tips to
make that happen.
You Buy or Sell This Year? -- "How's the
market?" is one of the most popular
questions that real estate professionals are
asked. Nationally, home prices are still
considered affordable, homes are on the market
for less time, interest rates are still low and
more than two-thirds of Americans say that now is
a good time to buy.
Ten Tips for Buyers and Sellers -- Traditionally, spring
has been the time that many buyers and sellers
become motivated to enter the real estate market.
We're providing tips for both that apply all year
Goal of Homeownership -- Home ownership is a
goal for many people and also a tool for
accmulating wealth. We know how to help our
clients do that!
Impending Housing Shortage -- Some Realtors knew
very early on that we would be facing a housing
shortage ... we believe that it will last until
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