As our team gears up for the spring and summer market, educating our clients is our number one priority, especially buyers. With low housing inventory in the Cedar Valley, buyers need to have a strategy and plan if you are serious about buying a home this year. Below are 5 tips to prepare and set yourself up for success as a buyer!
Build Your Team: Make sure you have trusted, local, professionals on your side specifically your realtor & lender. Having a local professionals will provide opportunities you need to move quickly and efficiently.
2. Strategic Planning: Do you have a plan when it comes to buying? Have a meeting with your realtor to learn what the Cedar Valley market is like and start to plan your strategy. As a buyer you need to be ready to act quickly with the spring right around the corner.
3. Set Yourself Apart: The easiest way to set yourself apart from other buyers in the area is by being pre-approved. This will show sellers that you are a serious and qualified buyer. Lean on your team's advice to draft a strong offer.
4. Set Boundaries: Setting clear boundaries will help you stay focused. This is the time to set your price, location, and amenities that are a must when looking at homes.
5. Be Ready to Put in Your Best Offer: With low inventory and many buyers, there is a good chance your offer will not be the only one. Be ready to put in your best offer when the time comes.
Check out our other blog posts below for additional buyer education!