3 Important Tips When Searching for the Perfect Home

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VA Loans for Vets NMLS#184169 5050 North 40th Street, Ste 260 Phoenix, AZ 85018 602-908-5849 Jimmy Vercellino is one of the nation’s top VA Home Loan mortgage originators. A Marine veteran, he and his team work hard to help veterans take advantage of their VA loan benefit and become homeowners. From start to finish, they guide their clients through the process and make it as smooth and stress-free as possible. Visit the site at https://www.valoansforvets.com

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Buying a home is the most important purchase you will ever make.

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If you are in the market for a new home you may realize house hunting can be a daunting task.

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There are several factors to consider when attempting to find your dream home. Staying focused and organized will help make your search a lot easier.

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It’s important to not fall in love with a home solely based on its aesthetic appeal. Here are some things you should consider before signing on the dotted line.

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SET PRIORITIES AND STAY ORGANIZED

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Setting priorities before looking at homes should be at the top of your list. If you are purchasing a home with your spouse make sure you are both on the same page.

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Make a list of your "must haves" or requirements that you can’t live without. Be realistic and start with a list of the top three or five.

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On average when house hunting people view 3-5 homes before making a selection. Creating a comparison chart can be very helpful.

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It’s a great way to keep track of each home you want to consider and document their features.

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It also makes things a lot easier not to get confused or forget about which house has what.

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Take notes on things that are important such as:  Landscaping  Interior lighting  Condition of the roof  Storage space etc

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LET IT ALL SOAK IN

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Once you have narrowed it down to a few choices do at least two walk throughs.

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The excitement of seeing a home you like for the first time can cloud your judgment.

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It can make you blind to potential damage or other hidden problems with the home. Walk back and forth throughout the house several times while taking notes.

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Pretend you are a home inspector and make sure everything is functioning properly. Measure your existing furniture and take a measuring tape to your potential new home.

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Making sure that the new living space will accommodate your furniture can save thousands of dollars in the long run.

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Sketch a floor plan. Don’t worry. It doesn’t have to be perfect. But you’ll be able to refer to it later and figure out where certain items will be placed.

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It also will help you decide if this truly is the right house for you. Take photos and videos with your smartphone.

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It’s easy to forget what you saw especially when you have viewed several homes. Taking pictures and videos will help give you the full picture of what your potential new home looks like.

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DONT BE AFRAID TO BE NOSEY

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With your Realtors permission open cupboards and closets to make sure there is sufficient storage space for you.

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If there are area rugs lift them up. Oftentimes people will try to hide damage or imperfections with rugs or furniture.

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Focus on the trim floors ceilings sinks windows and roof. Dont be afraid to ask the Realtor a million questions if necessary.

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This is going to be your home…make sure to get what you want.

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Mortgage Originator Jimmy Vercellino specializing in VA loans helps veterans use their VA loan benefit to their greatest advantage.

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Be a proud homeowner today. For more details call 480-351-5904 or visit the site www.valoansforvets.com

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VA Loans for Vets 7600 E. Doubletree Ranch Road 200 Scottsdale AZ 85258 Phone: 480 351-5904 Email: jimmyvfcbmtg.com

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