First-time home purchasers, more than any other demographic, need a good realtor, whether you are in Kenosha or elsewhere.
Navigating the home-buying process can be stressful and complicated. A real estate agent with a proven record of performance will take a lot of the stress out of the process.
The National Association of Realtors reports, in 2016, that buyers age 33 or younger (Millennials) bought more homes than GenXers, Baby Boomers or members of the Silent Generation. According to Time Magazine 76 percent of buyers under age 33 are first-time buyers.
Communication and patience are key when working with first-time buyers. Prioritizing their needs for their new home is just as important as making sure they understand the process. Linda Swan & Associates – Re/Max Elite have earned a reputation of making the first-time home-buying experience a positive one from start to finish. She is the Kenosha Realtor you are looking for.
Buying a home is the largest single purchase in almost everybody’s life. Buying that first-time home can set the tone for how young people view the experience and can motivate them to undertake the process with realistic expectations. The team at Linda Swan & Associates pride themselves on meeting and exceeding what first-time buyers are looking for.
Whatever location you prefer in Southeast Wisconsin, Linda Swan and Associates will use their contacts and Multiple Listing Service resources to keep their customers at the front of the line when new properties are put up for sale. Whether you want to be close to Lake Michigan (Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie or Racine) or out west of I-94 in Bristol, Paddock Lake, Paris, Twin Lakes or Salem Linda and her team are the best choice to find you the property that meets your needs – at a price you can afford.
Linda has been helping first-time buyers in SE Wisconsin for over 25 years. She and her associate, Elisa Mueller, work diligently to help first-time home buyers to learn and understand the process.
The real estate market in Southeastern Wisconsin is coming alive again after years of decline as a result of the 2008 recession. Homes are selling quickly and it is vital that buyers engage a real estate agent that will work tirelessly on their behalf.
Besides the purchase itself, Linda’s team can help first-time buyers understand the mortgage approval process. This will enable them to enter the market with a pre-approval for a loan that will not break their budget. Linda Swan & Associates has dozens of contacts in the local market for mortgage lenders offering a wide variety of lending programs.
All buyers have specific priorities when it comes to buying a home. Besides the floor plan itself (number of bedrooms, baths, square footage, etc.) and the economic restrictions (mortgage payments), buyers want their realtor to be able to give good advice about the best neighborhoods and schools. They want to know where crime issues impact property values. They trust their realtor for advice on homes that will likely grow in value.
Linda’s team will be at your side throughout the entire process. As a buyer’s agent, Linda knows how long properties have been on the market and can offer advice on appropriate offers. She knows the importance of contingencies in protecting the interests of her customers. Whether it is for a home inspection, a financing contingency or a requirement that the property appraise at a certain value, Linda can help first-time buyers put together an offer to purchase that they can be confident in. It will be offer that protects them and addresses all of their concerns, while at the same time, gets them the home of their dreams.
When it comes to getting a real estate agent to help buy that first home, buyers should be looking for a proven record of competence. Set up a meeting and see if the chemistry between you and your agent puts your mind at ease and keeps you focused on the excitement of buying your first home.
Linda Swan & Associates – Re/Max Elite has proven time and again that the first-time buyers they represent are happy with the choice they made. To learn more about home buying opportunities in Southeast Wisconsin for first-time buyers, contact us at 262-925-3025.