This is a great time to buy a house. Mortgage rates are still low and we have a good economy.
If you are renting a home or thinking of buying a home read the articles mentioned in this post.
Joan Cox has written a post that all renters should read . This will help you determine whether you should buy or continue to rent.
Peter Mark has written a post that you should read.
Nina Hollander has some great tips for home buyers in this post. FAQ.Ten Home Buying Myths to stop believing now.(If not sooner.)
If you are considering buying a rent to own home please read this post by Scott Godzyk. I do not recommend rent to own homes. It is better to save more money, improve your credit score and buy next year.
If you are thinking of buying new construction you should go to the model home with your agent. The agent at the model homes represents the builder. Read this great post by Sally and David Hanson.
Gene Mundt has written a post that is a must -read.
Here are ten steps to buying a home in Bucks County this year .
When you make an offer on a house ask your agent to do a market analysis of the house.This post by Beth Atalay explains how you should decide on the offered price.
If it is a seller's Market there may be a bidding war on the house. Lise Howe has written a great post about bidding wars.
You should do a final walk through before closing on the house. I prefer to have the buyers do the walk through on the day of closing.
Here is a post by Barbara Altieri about the final walk through.
If you are thinking of buying a home in Bucks County call me, Gita Bantwal to be your buyer agent. I hold the ABR designation. I am an Accredited Buyer Representative.
When you read about events please check the year for the event as some people find information a year later and think it is for that year. . The posts remain online even after the event.
Gita Bantwal is a Realtor with RE/MAX Centre Realtors in Bucks County, a Northern suburb of Philadelphia. You can view 1000s of listings on her web site www.GitaBantwal.com
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Gita specializes in Active adult communities and is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. She holds the ABR designation (Accredited Buyers Representative) and specializes in selling to first time buyers as well as move up buyers.Gita also hold the CRS designation , Certified Residential Specialist and the CDPE designation as well. Information about real estate market is deemed to be correct but is subject to errors and omissions and should be verified independently.. Opinion expressed by me or others in my post and comments is not to be construed to be legal advice.I am licensed in Pa. Check real estate laws in your state as they may be different than in Pa.