Tiffany Osterli, REALTOR® - Bringing Your Dreams Home

Yuba City, Marysville, Plumas Lake, Sutter, Live Oak, CA Real Estate and Homes for Sale

BRE #01408438
Common Buying Mistakes

 

1) – Not Being Pre-Qualified For Financing Before Looking

When you start to look, it is important that you know how much you can comfortably spend on a home. Getting pre-qualified for financing will lock down your price range and help prevent you from being turned down after falling in love with a home. It will also save you the strain of having to find a lender within a few days of conditionally buying a home. In times of fluctuating interest rates it would benefit you to lock in a lower rate. This could save you thousands of dollars if the rate increases while you are in the process of buying.

 

 

2) - Failing To Seek Out The Services Of An Experienced Real Estate Agent

Many Buyers are unaware of the fact that in almost every case they are not responsible for paying the agent’s fees; the agent is being paid a commission from the seller. It is always best to seek out an experienced real estate agent that can use their information regarding recently listed and sold properties to get you the lowest price possible.

 

 

3) - Failing To Research The Market Before Making Your Offer

Have your agent prepare all the area sales and comparables in your area and get a copy to look over before you make your offer. This will help ensure that you do not overpay what the home is really worth. In most cases, this is the same type of information that the seller saw when setting the price of their home.

 

 

4) - Not Being Informed Of Your Rights & Obligations During Your Offer To Purchase

It is of the utmost importance to be aware of your rights and what to expect from a competent real estate agent.  A small mistake in a condition or clause could end up costing you time and money, or in some cases even void your contract.

 

 

5) - Not Understanding The Common Negotiating Methods Used At Offer Time

Some buyers have been told that the best way to get a good price is to low-ball the seller from the start in hopes that the seller will drop their price down fast in their counter offer. In reality this often does nothing more than upset the seller and will probably end up ruining the chance at an acceptable offer to both of the parties involved. Have good communication with your agent, and they will be able to inform you on the many proper ways to negotiate a deal and still get you the lowest price.

 

 

6) - Failing To Use Home Inspection Company

Buying your home often times the most important investment and financial transaction that you will ever make. A home inspection can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars and unexpected problems down the road. In addition to the inspection, it is often a good idea to request some type of Home Warranty to cover the electrical appliances that come with the home.

 

 

7) - Letting Your Emotions Cloud Your Judgment

Buying a home is an important and exhilarating process! It is important not to let your emotions get the best of you and cloud your judgment of whether you can really afford to make the payments comfortably, and so on. Be sure not to get so excited that you get in over your head.

 

real estate
realestate
real estate listings
real estate agents
licensed real estate agents
realty
realtors
REALTOR®
REALTORS®
RE/MAX Gold
REMAX Gold
Dream Team
RE/MAX Gold Dream Team
REMAX Gold Dream Team
houses
homes
property
properties
property listings
short sales
short sale agents
short sale specialists
short sale negotiators
short sale negotiations
short sale information
short sale listings
short sale properties
foreclosure agents
foreclosure specialists
foreclosure information
foreclosure listings
foreclosure properties
foreclosure property
BPOs
broker price opinions
asset valuation
home value analysis
home value estimate
CMAs
comparative market analysis
comparative market analyses
CFKs
cash for keys
foreclosures
avoiding foreclosure
real estate investing
real estate investments
bank-owned
bank-owned real estate
bank-owned property
bank-owned property listings
bank-owned properties
bank-owned homes
bank-owned houses
bank repos
REOs
single family residences
condominiums
condos
townhouses
town houses
townhomes
town homes
duplexes
triplexes
4-plexes
ranchettes
horse properties
lots
land
home buyers
homebuyers
homebuyer tax credits
home buyer tax credits
first time homebuyer tax credit
state homebuyer tax credit
CA first-time homebuyer tax credit
California first-time homebuyer tax credit
state first-time homebuyer tax credit
CA new home purchase tax credit
California new home purchase tax credit
state new home purchase tax credit
Northern California real estate for sale
help for homebuyers
buying a home
buying a house
selling my home
selling my house
relocation
moving to Northern California
moving to Yuba City
moving to Marysville
moving to Plumas Lake
moving to Live Oak
moving to Sutter
moving to Olivehurst
moving to Gridley
moving to Chico
moving to Loma Rica
moving to Biggs
moving to Colusa
moving to Meridian
moving to Williams
moving to Oroville
moving to Linda
moving to Wheatland
moving to Rio Oso
moving to Sheridan
moving to Nicolaus
moving to East Nicolaus
moving to Trowbridge
moving to Lincoln
moving to Pleasant Grove
moving to Elverta
moving to Rio Linda
moving to Verona
moving to Beale AFB
Yuba City, CA
Marysville, CA
Plumas Lake, CA
Live Oak, CA
Sutter, CA
Olivehurst, CA
Gridley, CA
Chico, CA
Loma Rica, CA
Biggs, CA
Colusa, CA
Meridian, CA
Williams, CA
Oroville, CA
Linda, CA
Wheatland, CA
Rio Oso, CA
Sheridan, CA
Nicolaus, CA
East Nicolaus, CA
Trowbridge, CA
Lincoln, CA
Pleasant Grove, CA
Elverta, CA
Rio Linda, CA
Verona, CA
Beale AFB
Beale Air Force Base
Hallwood
District 10
District Ten
Tierra Buena
Sutter County
Yuba County
Butte County
Colusa County
Placer County
Sacramento County
MLS
multiple listing service
Yuba-Sutter MLS
Sutter-Yuba MLS
Yuba City MLS
Marysville MLS
Plumas Lake MLS
Live Oak MLS
Sutter MLS
Olivehurst MLS
Gridley MLS
Yuba-Sutter real estate
Yuba-Sutter homes for sale
homes in the Yuba-Sutter area
houses in the Yuba-Sutter area
Yuba-Sutter short sales
Yuba-Sutter foreclosures
Yuba-Sutter property listings
Yuba City real estate
Yuba City homes for sale
homes in Yuba City, CA
houses in Yuba City, CA
Yuba City short sales
Yuba City foreclosures
Yuba City property listings
Marysville real estate
Marysville homes for sale
homes in Marysville, CA
houses in Marysville, CA
Marysville short sales
Marysville foreclosures
Marysville property listings
Plumas Lake real estate
Plumas Lake homes for sale
homes in Plumas Lake, CA
houses in Plumas Lake, CA
Plumas Lake short sales
Plumas Lake foreclosures
Plumas Lake property listings
Live Oak real estate
Live Oak homes for sale
homes in Live Oak, CA
houses in Live Oak, CA
Live Oak short sales
Live Oak foreclosures
Live Oak property listings
Sutter real estate
Sutter homes for sale
homes in Sutter, CA
houses in Sutter, CA
Sutter short sales
Sutter foreclosures
Sutter property listings
Olivehurst real estate
Olivehurst homes for sale
homes in Olivehurst, CA
houses in Olivehurst, CA
Olivehurst short sales
Olivehurst foreclosures
Olivehurst property listings
Colusa real estate
Colusa homes for sale
homes in Colusa, CA
houses in Colusa, CA
Colusa short sales
Colusa foreclosures
Colusa property listings
Gridley real estate
Gridley homes for sale
homes in Gridley, CA
houses in Gridley, CA
Gridley short sales
Gridley foreclosures
Gridley property listings
Chico real estate
Chico homes for sale
homes in Chico, CA
houses in Chico, CA
Chico short sales
Chico foreclosures
Chico property listings
Wheatland real estate
Wheatland homes for sale
Wheatland property listings

 


California Real Estate Agents W3 Directory - the World Wide Web Directory Real Estate Agents Directory and Homes for Sale
Relocation Real Estate Homes In Other Cities ABC Real Estate Directory Women Business Directory, Business for Women Resources InternationalRealEstateDirectory

Short Sale Specialist Network Member RealEstateBig.com - The Real Estate Directory Best Real Estate Directory with links to real estate agents, home inspections, real estate brokers and real estate appraisals. Find real estate listings, realtors, mortgage rates, home loans, and home buying help Real Estate and Home Buying News USA Real Estate

View My Real Estate Agent Profile E Real Estate Directory.com RealEstateBest.com RealtorFinder.com - Directory of Real Estate Agent, Real Estate Brokers, and Realtor Guide. Real Estate Home Sale - Real Estate Web Portal Directory Real Estate Agents
Tiffany Osterli (RE/MAX Gold): Real Estate Agent in Yuba City, Sutter County, California National Home Search, Plus Real Estate Agent and Lender Directory Valuecom Real Estate Gold RealEstateContacts.com
     
Find Foreclosures Nationwide
     
             
Buying-A-Home.com - Home Buyer Guide Information about common buyer problems every first time home buyer needs to know! | Real Estate Webmasters | Real-Estate-Agents.com | Come watch tv online at WTVR. This site is listed under Residential Directory | LookDirectory.com - links to Look Directory resources and information websites. | Review my Business at MyHuckleberry.Com | World Wide Web Directory | Real Estate Directory of United States - free online catalog of relevant and useful web sites. Free submit a site to United States web directory and link exchange. | Real Estate Directory of California, CA - free United States web directory of relevant and useful web sites. Free submit a site to US web directory. | real estate agents




Home | ==  PROPERTIES  === | Local Listings | Tiffany's Listings | Listings by Map | FREE MLS Search | == FREE SERVICES == | Dream Home Finder | Home Value Analysis | Email Notification | = REAL ESTATE INFO = | About Short Sales | Federal Tax Credit | State Tax Credits | 5 Credit Factors | Real Estate FAQ | === RESOURCES  === | Beale AFB Relocation | Buyer Resources | I'm Ready to Buy | Loan Calculator | Seller Resources | Sell My Home Now | Real Estate News | Utilities/Services | Useful Links | === OTHER INFO === | REO Services | Testimonials | About Tiffany | Contact Tiffany