Mon, 27 Feb 2012 by Rose Anne Erickson Realty
Learn how much you qualify for. Lenders will look at how much debt you have, your monthly income, and your job history. They will take into consideration your income to debt ratio and how timely you make your payments. If you know how much mortgage you qualify for you’ll know which homes match your budget and what parameters to set on your search for houses for sale in Phenix City, AL.
Mon, 20 Feb 2012 by Rose Anne Erickson Realty
Whether you are relocating and shopping from afar or leaving your apartment for that great new home down the road start your search for new homes in Columbus, GA online! With knowledge and information at your fingertips, you can be an informed buyer before you ever walk through the door of a potential home. Here are a few tips about what to look for online to make your new home shopping experience a success.
1. What can you see? When using apps or Real Estate sites be sure they offer photos, videos or video tours to help you narrow down your search. These virtual views of potential homes are a major benefit to online home shopping. It sure beats the printed, black and white thumbnail photos sellers used to rely on to entice potential buyers. Check out some of the videos of new homes in Columbus, GA available with Rose Anne Erickson Realty like this Somerwood design in Sonoma Pointe.
2. Maps and More. Location may be one of the most important factors when searching for your new home. Perhaps you want to be in a certain school district, near a reputable medical facility or in a neighborhood with community amenities. Look for sites that provide maps and area descriptions as well as directions to the home or neighborhood. At homescomlumbusga.com you’ll find great road and aerial maps marked with communities featuring new homes in Columbus, GA. Once you choose a neighborhood, you’ll easily find links for Directions and information about the Local Area.
3. Help! Shopping online for your new home can be overwhelming if the right tools aren’t available. Being able to search by features like price, size and number of bedrooms and baths will help limit your search results but more than likely questions will still arise. Look for Live Chat, Request Information, or Online Concierge links like the ones you’ll find at Rose Anne Erickson Realty. If these features are available you can bet you’ll get feedback from a professional in a timely manner to help you find just what you need!
There are multiple sites available today to assist in your online new home search. We invite you to begin your online new home search with Rose Anne Erickson Realty! Visit us online at homescomlumbusga.com or like us on Facebook at facebook.com/homescolumbusga to learn more about new homes in Columbus, GA and special events.
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 by Rose Anne Erickson Realty
If you are searching for homes for sale in Columbus, GA you may feel like you’ve taken on a second job. The good news is, there are Real Estate professionals waiting to help and it won’t cost you a penny to use their services! The right Agent will offer you access to research and knowledge that can be easily overlooked if shopping on your own.
Look for these qualities as you select an Agent to help make your home buying process a seamless experience:
Works with you before the sell and beyond - You want an agent who will listen and be committed to showing you homes that suit your needs and budget, help you choose the home that is best based on their extensive knowledge of the market, make sure you’re in touch with the best professionals from mortgage assistance to closing and title procedures, and make your move as easy as possible by offering referrals and knowledge of the local Columbus, GA area.
Offers patience and honesty - You are about to make an important investment. Your agent should understand there are no dumb questions at a time like this and be willing to offer you the guidance you need in understanding every step of the process. At the same time you want a Realtor with integrity and ethics who will be honest with you about your expectations and lead you to the best home on the market for the value and features you want.
Has extensive market knowledge and a positive reputation - This is important to your search of homes for sale in Columbus, GA since the National Association of REALTORS® reports 82 percent of home sales are the result of agent connections. These Agents will be in position to find the home you’re looking for, negotiate the best transaction to meet your needs, and refer you to trusted resources such as lenders, home inspectors and insurance agencies.
There are combinations of factors that go into choosing the right Agent. We feel certain you will find the above qualities in each of the Realtors at Rose Anne Erickson Realty. We are a full service Real Estate company with experienced Agents who also represent the premier builder of new homes in Columbus, GA. We would love the opportunity to speak or meet with you about new homes for sale in Columbus, GA that match what you have in mind. Use our Online Concierge to request information and we’ll call or email you right away!