With this accomplished, you will be ready to move to phase 2 of the process which included arranging for financing and getting pre-approved for funding. Also included in this phase is finding an agent that can support your search process. Make sure you are working with an experienced full time agent that is familiar with opportunities in your target location.
Often the best way to identify an agent to work with is to attend local open houses. This activity will help you get to know some of the local inventory and provide you with the opportunity to see how these agents think on their feet and interact with the public.
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The next step would be to speak with a mortgage professional. You need to get pre-approved before you shop for a home. This will help you to look within your price range.
Once you have determined how much you can really spend and are pre-approved you should find a good Realtor. I prefer referrals, so, I suggest you ask friends and family for some recommendations.
Elva A. Wormley
Office (408) 615-8500
C2 Financial Corporation
2845 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 209
San Jose, CA 95128
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