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By Scott Godzyk | Agent in 03109

WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME OF YEAR TO BUY A HOME? tips and advice

One of the most common questions i hear is "When is the right time of the year to buy a home?"

Is there a time of the year that is better than another for buying?

As far as buying most sources, they will say it is better to buy in the winter when there are less buyers to bid against, there is less competition and therefore you should get a better price for the home you are looking to buy.

The downfall is that there are also less homes to choose from....

The Right Answer 

The right answer for when to buy, is whenever YOU are ready. You are ready when you find what suits you and your family, you find what you like and find it at a price that is right for you, in conclusion that makes anytime the right time to buy, as long as it is right for you.

Parents with School Age Kids.

The largest variable to "anytime being the right time" is if you are parents with school aged kids, then the number one goal is not moving during the school year. You try to avoid uprooting the kids and moving them to a new school in the middle of the school year. For you starting to look 2-3 months before school ends is a key to your plan.

Having an experienced buyer broker can mean the difference between a smooth stressless purchase or a near unbearable time when you should be your happiest.

In most cases you can hire a buyer broker at no cost to you. The buyer broker gets paid their commission from what the listing agent is posting in the MLS and they get paid at closing.

This way you have someone who can guide you through the buying process, they can assist you through each step of the buying process and look out for your best interests. They will start by assisting you to get prequailified for a mortgage, and forward listing sheets for properties that meet your criteria so you can start your search.


Thank you for taking the time to read my blog, Please feel free to add your opinion of when you think is the best time of year to purchase a house.

Check out my other blogs ofr more great tips on buying a home.

FOR TIPS ON PURCHASING A SHORT SALE

http://www.trulia.com/blog/scott_godzyk/2010/06/how_to_get_a_short_sale_approved


FOR TIPS ON BUYING A BANK OWNED HOME

http://www.trulia.com/blog/scott_godzyk/2008/08/so_you_want_to_buy_a_for

FOR TIPS ON APPLYING FOR A MORTGAGE

http://www.trulia.com/blog/scott_godzyk/2010/05/secrets_to_getting_a_mortgage_today

Updated Oct. 14, 2010

Blog Written by:

Scott Godzyk

Owner/Broker
Godzyk Realty Group

www.ScottSellsNH.com

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