Rene Joseph De Blanco http://www.kinecta.org/jdeblanco
1.) If money is suddenly made available (by family for instance), the lender will require more time to re-document the loan and get underwriting approval.
2.) Having friends or family give last minute approval of the home you want to buy isn't a good idea.
3.) When making a purchase offer money talks but so does your background and your agent choice.
4.) Even brand new homes can have problems. Don't panic if the inspection report shows problems.
5.) Getting a mortgage doesn't always follow a straight path.
6.) How long it takes your lender can affect you ability to buy the home you want.
7.) You may find your best choice immediately but if you want to keep looking you may end up kicking yourself when it is sold to someone else. Learning can be painful.
8.) Waiting for the seller to accept or reject your purchase offer can take a significant emotional toll on you.
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More home sales completed in Palo Alto over the last 10 years than any other agent.
Contingencies – very important.
The more you spend on educating your self with the ABC of the transaction the less surprise you will be.
Once you know the process check the neighborhoods you like. Drive by at night. Check what is typical to that neighborhoods.
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