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Finding and Buying a Great Home in a Hurry

Monday, January 10, 2022   /   by Lynn Boyarski

Finding and Buying a Great Home in a Hurry

Imagine if, for whatever reason, you suddenly needed to find and buy a new home in a hurry. What if you had just a few weeks?

If you’re like most people, your first instinct might be to panic. Well, there’s nothing wrong with having some apprehension about having to find a new home quickly. But, there are steps you can take that will make the process a lot less stressful and, ultimately, make it more likely that you’ll find a great property you’ll love.

The first thing you need to do is determine your budget. That will give you a price range you can confidently shop within. Your budget should take into account how much your current home will likely sell for, how much you qualify to receive on a new mortgage, as well as any other funds you can put into a new home.

Next, decide on areas or neighbourhoods that have listings within your budget to target in your search. Narrowing your scope will actually help you find the right home, sooner.

When viewing properties for sale, be as flexible as you can. You don’t necessarily need to compromise on what you want. However, if you need to buy in a hurry, it makes sense to consider listings that may be less than perfect, yet still check most of the boxes on your wish list.

Keep in mind that if you purchase a property that isn’t exactly what you want, a renovation or other improvement could potentially turn it into your
dream home.

Having to find a new home quickly can be challenging. But if you get the right professionals working for you, it’s going to be a lot easier — and achievable.

West Coast Group | Keller Williams Elite Realty
Lynn Boyarski
103-32615 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, BC V2T 1X8
604-928-9875
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Nick Johnston
103-32615 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, BC V2T 1X8
778-347-6048

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