Finding your Dream Miami Home
Purchasing a home is an exciting albeit significant life decision. A buyer must do thorough research and be clear as to his/her home purchase priorities. Although the internet is a terrific research tool – over 92% of homebuyers use the web to preview homes – it is no substitute for a knowledgeable Realtor.
What kind of things does a Realtor need to know to assist you best?
1. Neighborhoods of Interest
Do you want to be in a family friendly neighborhood like Pinecrest or Palmetto Bay or a historic, centrally located Coral Gables or maybe you crave the bohemian lifestyle in Coconut Grove?
Narrow down the communities which interest you to make your results most relevant.
How much of a monthly mortgage can you afford? Keep in mind insurance, property taxes and initial closing costs. Use this mortgage calculator to provide a general idea of property price ranges you should be focusing on.
If working with Carole, she can recommend a list of trusted mortgage brokers to assist with financing and budget information
3. Property Wish List
Are you looking for a home or a condo? How many bedrooms and bathrooms? Would you like a pool, a media room, water views, a gourmet kitchen, a sizable lot? So many items to consider…take your time to carefully prioritize your wish list to ensure finding your dream home.