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Shopping For A Home

Shopping For A Home


Buying a home is one of the most important decisions you will make. That’s why it’s in your best interest to choose a real estate agent who listens to and understands your needs, and has detailed knowledge of the area in which you want to want to live. When you choose a CENTURY 21® agent, you’re dealing with a professional who understands your concerns and will provide you with the personalized service that makes all the difference.


What should you expect in your first meeting with a real estate agent? A CENTURY 21® Agent will typically talk to you about the neighborhood where you want to live, home prices, features and amenities that you desire. They act as a consultant to help you assess your needs and wants to locate the best property for you and your family.


When you’re ready to visit houses, follow these guidelines:

  • Take notes on each property you see so you can remember the details later.
  • Be honest with your agent about what you like and don’t like so they can revise the search if necessary.
  • When you tour a home that doesn’t work – scratch it off the list! It will make narrowing down the search easier.

TIP: After touring each home, write down what you liked and didn’t like. Your CENTURY 21® Agent can help you develop a rating system to narrow the field. For example, pick the house you like best on day one and compare all other houses to it. When you find a better one, use the new favorite as your standard.