may not believe a real estate agent is about to say this,
but no - it is not always better to buy instead
of rent. As a true professional, it is my job to counsel you,
taking into account your individual circumstances,
and help you make an informed decision. My job is not to rush
you into a closing.
Thanks for being honest! When
is it better to rent?
- If you are NOT going to live in the house
over 2 or 3 years. Having to sell soon
after you buy, might require paying the commission out
of your pocket. The house will not have appreciated enough
to cover that expense in a year or so.
require maintenance; some require a lot of maintenance.
You have to decide if you are the type of person who likes
to do yard work and paint, etc. Purchasing a townhome
or a condominium is an alternative choice for people who
don't like a lot of upkeep but still want the advantages
What are some of the benefits of buying instead
breaks - Interest paid on your mortgage can be
equity - With every payment you are building
equity in your home.
to decorate more to your liking
sense of stability
Is this the right time for ME to buy?
After our initial meeting and your visit to the lender,
you will have a good idea if you are moving in the right
direction. I will give you straight answers, and assist
you in your decision. Whether you are ready to buy now or
in the future, I will be available to help you with your
real estate needs.
tax break and building equity benefits sounds really great!
How can I find out more about those?
It's very simple! You can ask
me any question you may have on the wonderful tax benefits
of home ownership, or how building equity can help you secure
your financial future. No matter what your real estate question
may be, we can provide the answer for you.
Find out what price home you can afford.
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