Are you purchasing or renting---If purchasing with a mortgage be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously, therefore visit with any licensed loan officer to determine qualification; also choose an agent to work with, he/she will be your best guide. If you are renting, again, choose an agent to work with, he/she can provide suitable listings, any necessary information, schedule showings, etc. You can also locate some area agents under the find a pro tab.
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Keep in mind that when it comes to co-ops, finding a lease with the option to buy could prove to be a long shot--board approval is necessary for renting and many complexes don't allow rentals, or only allow a certain percentage of units within the complex, boards have their own financial requirements that need to be met, each complex is different, etc.; have you visited with any qualified loan officer yet--if not, consider the idea, maybe you can qualify to buy outright--also consider working with any local agent. Since renting with the option to buy could be risky, do consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate beforehand and inform yourself well.... more