I remember it like it was yesterday. I had found the home of my dreams, and my real estate agent was trying to make a deal. Unfortunately, the sellers wouldn't budget on the sales price, and I was left wondering if I could foot the bill for closing costs. I was devastated, and I didn't know what to do. However, my agent asked me to trust him while he offered a tremendously low amount, coupled with amenities like home warranties and closing cost allowances. I was scared, but I decided to go with it. Believe it or not, he pulled it off--saving me thousands of dollars. This blog is all about trusting your real estate broker and letting him or her do their job.
Although searching for a new home together should be an incredibly exciting event for a couple, when you can't agree on what to buy, it becomes a laborious debacle. Here's how to come together on this very important decision so you can find the best possible home.
Make Lists And Compare
Sit down and create individual lists of the features you each want in your new home the most. You might be able to give up a spiral staircase in exchange for the kitchen island you want, and your spouse will also have a chance to haggle for their favorite features. [Read More]