What to Remember When Buying a Home

Buying a house is one of the most important and oftentimes, the most difficult task you need to do. Even if you think you know how to read the ups and downs of the economy, you really need to have a professional who can guide you in the whole buying process. A trusted broker can make buying luxury homes Las Vegas faster and less stressful for you.  

Here are few things to remember when buying a home:

Can you afford it? 

Make sure you know your financial condition before you start looking for a house. Get pre approved first. Straighten out your credit history. Check how much cash you have. Factor in the monthly mortgage and check if your salary can afford it. If not, consider other ways of earning more to pay for your monthly dues. Limit your choices of home and neighborhood based on how much money you have and how much you can actually pay on a regular basis. If you have a tight budget, consider buying properties with lower interest rate or properties that are being sold low but in cash. Also consider properties that are being sold low because of some minor fixes that needs to be done. In other words, don’t go beyond your financial capacity to pay for the house. Do your research and make an intelligent move when choosing a house.

Think ahead

What do you need a new house for? How long do you wish to stay there? Is it for your growing family or just for yourself? What will happen to it should you decide to move to another house? Planning ahead is very important when choosing a house. Asking yourself these questions will make you understand what type of property you need. This will determine if you need a condo or a single-family house, if you need a house with lawn or with two story, etc. 

Are you going to buy it alone or with another person? 

Buying a property with another person can have many advantages as well as disadvantages. But in the financial side of your buying capacity, having another source of money to pay for the house is such a huge relief.

Is the property you are eyeing at worth your money?

Unless your money come from purely good luck, you need to make sure that the property that you want to buy is really worth to invest in. The house should serve its purpose and at the same time, it should give enough value for your money. Compare prices, living area, amenities, furniture, and cost for fixing things before buying a property.  

Top Realtors Based in Las Vegas

Finding the right real estate agent to either buy/sell your property is crucial.  If you want to buy or sell a property in Las Vegas, here are the top realtors in the area that can help you.  

Shane Nguyen (1st Priority Realty) 

Shane Nguyen is a great example of how a real estate agent should be- smart, professional and provides genuine customer service. His clients’ testimonials prove just how effective he is in dealing with any kind of transaction, regardless of the money attached to it. He treats each listing with sincere importance, and he communicates every aspect of the buying/selling process to his clients truthfully.  He uses the power of technology to promote his listings. He loves his job and his attitude towards work clearly shows it. 

Allison Jung 

Allison Jung has 10 years of impressive accomplishments in the real estate in Las Vegas and Henderson community. She witnessed and survived the biggest challenge affecting the real estate a few years ago. She knows the industry so well and has established professional relationships with lenders, escrow companies, builders, and inspectors.  She responds quickly and always ready to serve her clients. 

Sandy Margolin  

Sandy Margolin serves as a realtor for more than 25 years.  He is currently serving the communities in Las Vegas and Henderson. Her longevity is a testament to how effective she is as a realtor. Most of his clients are referrals from others which give her continuous and strong presence in the industry. All these years, she overcomes all kinds of challenges in buying or selling a real estate regardless of price range and property types. 

Erin Green        

Erin Green’s records as a realtor are off the charts! On her first weeks after getting her license, she was able to sell a house, fully paid! In just six months, she was able to sell 3 million dollars’ worth of properties. This achievement landed her a nomination for 2016 Top 40 Realtors Under 40. She ranks as the Top Producing Agent in her company and she heads the training department for the company’s new recruit. 

Vandana Bhalla 

Vandana Chima Bhalla has a solid 15 years in the real estate business. She specializes in all areas of buying and selling a property regardless of its size and value. Her expertise made her a top performing agent in her brokerage and went on to receive several accolades including the Ambassador Award in 2010 and 2011 and the Top 25 Asian Practitioners Award for three consecutive years (2011-2013).