Step 1. Check the selling prices of comparable homes in your area.
Step 2. Use a mortgage calculator to get an idea of your monthly mortgage.
Step 3. Find out what your total monthly housing costs would be including taxes and homeowners insurance.
Step 4. Find out what you will pay in closing costs.
Step 5. Look at your budget and determine how a house fits into it.
Step 6. Talk to a reputable realtor in your area.
Step 7. Remember to look at the big picture. It is a great way to build wealth but it can have unexpected costs including appliances, roof repairs or other problems.
Step 8. If you need a loan to purchase your house, it is a good idea to visit with your lender before looking at home to see what amount you qualify for before looking at houses. It saves you a lot of time and disappointment. Get Pre Approved!
Step 9. Look beyond the cosmetic appearance of a home and look for the following:
If customers can’t find it, it doesn’t exist. Clearly list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.
Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.
Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.
Running a holiday sale or weekly special? Definitely promote it here to get customers excited about getting a sweet deal.
Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.
Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.