July 2011 is CENTURY 21 M&M’s Open House month! So if you are seriously interested in buying a home, keep an eye open for Open Houses. In fact, invite you Buyers Agent to come along. Open Houses are a great time to see a home in it’s best condition, and smart listing agents will welcome you and your Realtor with the knowledge that you are a qualified buyer.
Starting at the curb, take a look at the condition of the home. Does it look maintained, does it invite you in? What condition is the landscaping in. If you like what you see from the curb, you are more likely to like what you see on the inside… so go on in.
Once inside the home, what is your first impression? Is it clean and bright? How does it smell? Paying close attention to the kitchen, can you see yourself cooking meals for your family here? How about entertaining extended family and friends?
Moving on into the bedrooms – are all of the doors open making it easy to view, can you see yourself living here? Is there enough closet space? How about the backyard, could you relax and enjoy the outdoors? Is there room for your children to play?
Is the Realtor helpful? Is the seller offering any incentives like closing costs? Are there hand outs available, how about inspection reports and comps – how does this house compare to similar homes that have sold recently in the neighborhood?
Visiting Open Houses in the neighborhood can help you in your home buying decision. And, if you picked up the hand outs – you have information available to remind you of a home’s specific features, inspection details and local area comps. So come on, join in the fun and call a Century 21 M&M Realtor today at (800)350-1548.