Home Buyer interview with Remax Agent Bo Kauffmann

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Home-Buyer Interview with Real Estate Agent Bo Kauffmann

.Home Buyer interview with Remax Agent Bo Kauffmann

When I start working with a new buyer, whether its a home-buyer or condo-buyer, I like to start the process with a personal meeting, during which we discuss a number of topics relating to the real estate buying process in Winnipeg.

We start by taking a look at what type of home the buyer is looking for.  We narrow the search down to specifics, such as

Price Range

Location in Winnipeg

House or Condo

Number of Bedrooms

 

From this, we next discuss a number of items which directly relate to YOUR needs.  Starting with:

How to read the MLS listings which you will receive

You will be receiving all of the latest listings, which will be full of abbreviations and real estate terminologies.  We take a look at the listings and I will explain what it all means, and how to read the information.

Whats the state of the local real estate market?

It’s nice to know that Winnipeg is a hot market!  Nice….but not sufficient.  We need to take a look at YOUR specific market.  For example, if you’re buying a condo, your ‘market’ will be different than someone who is buying a house, and different from someone buying a luxury condo, and so on.

Closing Costs

I will explain some of the major costs involved in buying a house or condo.  Things such as the dreaded Land Titles Transfer Tax, legal costs, home insurance cost, and moving fees.

Importance of being pre-approved

Most buyers know that they need to be pre-approved.  But there is actually more to it than that: being pre-approved by the RIGHT lender is very important.  Let’s make sure you’re ready to go, when we find you a great home.

How to write a winning offer

It’s a very competitive market.  But there are ways to win these ‘bidding wars’.  Or, if your finances aren’t the greatest, there are ways to AVOID the bidding wars in the first place.

Importance of Deposit Cheques

Why do we need to put a deposit down when we buy a home?  Is it safe, or could you lose it?  We discuss all of these options and possibilities.

If you are looking to buy a house or a condo in Winnipeg, please call me anytime direct at (204) 333-2202  or email me a [email protected]


 

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