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What to Look for in a New Home

By October 28, 2014October 29th, 2014No Comments

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If you’re out shopping for a home, you’re already in a very competitive market in the Grand Junction, Colorado area. Colorado has a very active real estate market right now, which means that there are fewer choices on the market for buyers and that prices may be higher than usual. That means that finding a great deal is even more important now than it normally is.

Finding a great deal means finding a great deal for you. There is no universal great deal for homebuyers in general. Part of your real estate agent’s job is to help you figure out what would be a great deal for you and to locate houses that meet the criteria.

One of the best pieces of advice is to be sensible about the size of the house that you buy. Grand Junction and the Western Slope have some very large, very high-end properties available, but that doesn’t mean that you necessarily have to be looking at those homes to get what’s right for you.

If you’re looking for something simple, easy to take care of and that will make a good investment, a realtor will be able to help you find that. If you are looking for luxury properties, a good realtor will be able to find you something that meets those criteria, as well.

The most important thing to look for in the homes you look at is whether the realtor is finding homes that really suit you. If you feel like they are going too high or too low in price, let them know. If you change your mind about what you’re looking for, let them know that, too. Realtors want to sell you your house, not just a house, and you have to decide for yourself what your house should really be.

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