BUYING A HOME
Buying real estate for sale is an exciting process whether you are a first time home buyer or a seasoned buyer. There are a few steps involved that will lead to your new front door. First, if you are looking for houses for sale in Studio City, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Bel Air, or Santa Monica, and the Greater Los Angeles Area, become as familiar as possible and get to know the areas. Create a “Shopping List” of the things that are important to you in finding a home that is just right for you.
UNDERSTAND YOUR FINANCES AND CREDIT SCORE
Buying a house in the Studio City, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Bel Air, Santa Monica, Malibu, and the Greater Los Angeles area is an exciting experience. It is important to understand what you can afford from a purchase price standpoint. A main determining factor in affordability is the interest rate that you are qualified for. This rate is determined by your credit score. Credit reports can have incorrect information on them which need to be disputed and corrected. This can affect the monthly payment required to pay for a home. It is important to establish a budget of what you are willing and able to spend on a property. How much cash you are willing to use for a down payment.
Adrienne works with lending partners that are dedicate to her buyers and can facilitate this process for you so that your transaction is seamless.
If you are interested in buying a house for sale in Studio City, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Bel Air, or Santa Monica, Malibu, and the Greater Los Angeles area, you will most likely experience a two phase process. The window shopping phase is where Adrienne will help you narrow your search to a particular area and come up with a list of features that you must have. In the shopping phase, Adrienne will help you find a home suited to your needs. She will then use her expertise, understanding of the market, and negotiating skills to facilitate the purchase of that home for you in a manner that represents your best interest, saves time and money, and is fair and equitable for all parties.