As your career progresses, your family grows, and your priorities shift, your housing needs will inevitably change as well. Perhaps your family has grown and you need more space and amenities to make everyone comfortable, or maybe the kids have grown and your empty nest is simply too large for your needs. Regardless of whether you are looking to upgrade or downsize, when the time arrives to buy your next home, the task can seem enormous.
Enlisting professionals that you trust and have confidence in for these transactions is critical for your peace of mind and to ensure a smooth buying/selling process. A real estate expert who has experience with managing two transactions (possibly at the same time) is needed. An experienced mortgage professional who can help you choose the best loan structure for your situation is also essential. When choosing a mortgage professional, there are many options available to you, and we encourage you to choose a local lender. (Find out why you should choose a local lender here.)
Here are some great tips for preparing for the purchase of your next home:
These are just some of the ways to get started on your next homebuying journey. The more prepared you are, the more smoothly the transactions will go.