Congratulations on your decision to become a first time home owner! You are not alone in your quest to find a place to call home. Now, before you get all starry eyed, it's time to make some pretty important decisions. First, how do you know what you want? There are a plethora of housing options. Should you make a list of your needs, wants and would-like-to-have's? Absolutely, that’s a great place start point, especially if there are other decision makers involved. Second, how do you figure out where you want to live? That's a tough one alright and there is no easy or wrong answer. Third, how long are you planning to live in your future home? Is anything certain these days? Oh yeah, death and taxes. Just for fun look up mortgage and look at the Latin root. Fourth, what type of home style are you drawn to? There are plenty of architectural types to choose from. Keep in mind that most styles are region or geographically specific. Fifth, should you buy a fixer upper existing or new construction home? Each has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. As with any significant purchasing decision it basically boils down to two things; time and money. There you have it. Some questions to ponder as you begin the journey. Now for a little reality check. Talk with a lender first before you start seriously searching for that new home. After all you wouldn't go shopping without knowing how much money you had with you, would you? So, please don't go shopping for homes without knowing how much buying power you have. Otherwise, you may be setting yourself up for disappointment when you apply for the mortgage. Especially, if it's the home you really want and can see yourself living is beyond your current financial capability. Finally and most importantly, you are not alone. As a Real Estate Professional, I am a great resource and your strongest advocate. Send me questions you may have in getting started on your journey towards home ownership.
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The focus at Burger Professionals is to be the alpha standard of excellence in professional real estate services. This is accomplished by establishing a small boutique office of highly successful real estate professionals, dedicated to being the best of the best.
You may have heard the phrase that “90% of real estate transactions are handled by 10% of the agents”. While personally selling real estate, the leader and mentor to the highly successful Burger Professionals brokers, Doug Burger, ranked in the over 99.95 percentile in the nation for real estate transaction volume. His dedication to being among the best of the best is now a philosophy shared by any real estate broker chosen to be part of this unique real estate firm. The number of brokers is limited, by design. Only the most dedicated professionals are invited to work at Burger Professionals.
The dedicated and knowledgeable real estate brokers at Burger Professionals can provide you with the highly specialized information that you will need to make the right decision. It’s the combination of this unique market-knowledge, and excellent negotiating skills, that enable our brokers to get you the optimal price for any property you plan to sell or buy. We are proud of our brokers, and the reputation they have earned from their clients as among the best of the best.