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Is Now the Ideal Time to Attend an Open House?

by Andreia Dilly 11/10/2019

If you plan to buy a home in the near future, there is no harm in attending an open house. However, for those who want to get the most out of an open house, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to attend an open house.

1. Review the Home Listing

Although you may have already reviewed a home listing, it may be a good idea to take a second look at it. That way, you can double-check to ensure that a residence matches your expectations prior to attending an open house.

As you review a home listing, think about your short- and long-term plans too. If you believe a home corresponds with these plans, now may be the right time to check out this residence in-person.

2. Examine Your Homebuying Budget

When it comes to preparing to attend an open house, it may be beneficial to assess your homebuying budget. By doing so, you can ensure a residence falls within your price range.

Oftentimes, it helps to get pre-approved for a mortgage before you launch a home search. If you have a mortgage at your disposal, you'll know exactly how much you can spend on a home. And as a result, you can set up home showings and attend open houses for residences that match your budget.

3. Prepare a List of Questions

An open house provides an opportunity to walk around a residence and decide whether it is right for you. It also enables you to receive comprehensive insights into a home. Thus, you should put together a list of questions to ask during an open house.

Remember, there is no such thing as a "bad" question, especially if you're on the fence about buying a particular home. And if you enter an open house with a list of questions in hand, you'll be better equipped than ever before to determine whether to submit an offer to purchase.

Lastly, as you prepare to pursue your dream home, you may want to hire a real estate agent as well. Because if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can obtain expert guidance throughout the property buying journey.

A real estate agent can help you prepare for any open house, at any time. He or she first will meet with you, discuss your homebuying options and help you map out a homebuying strategy. Next, a real estate agent will set up home showings and keep you informed about open house events for residences in your preferred cities and towns. And if you discover your dream home, a real estate agent will help you craft a competitive offer to purchase.

For those who want to take the guesswork out of buying a home, it helps to work with a real estate agent. Contact a local real estate agent today, and you can receive plenty of assistance as you search for your ideal residence.

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Andreia Dilly

Make your dreams come true is her goal! 

Andreia Dilly is originally from Brazil, but she has been in the USA for 20 years and in Real Estate for 18 Years. She started in this business as a secretary and for the last 16 years she has acted as a Real Estate consultant.

Her pleasure is being part of the people's dreams to own a home. Even when it is an investment! She has expertise in Short Sales, Foreclosures, Auctions and everything related with this business. She also specializes in Vacation Homes. Andreia is also able to reverse the world in order to help her clients to be happy. She can help them from the very beginning, thru the end, even in the financial part. She also partners with her husband in flip homes. He has a construction company that works with all renovations, remodeling, restoration and rehab for herself and her clients. She has a lot experience in Flip Homes too.

For Andreia, "My job goes beyond sales! I wanna know my clients goal. I wanna know your dream!"