We may be in Alaska, but spring is finally upon us by this time of year. Doesn’t it just make you want to get out and enjoy some sunshine and warmer weather?
According to Forbes, this spring is also prime time to grab a mortgage rate, as rates could rise mid-year. Forbes offers some straight-forward, helpful tips on buying a house this spring, starting with getting out and visiting that potential dream home in person. Get away from your computer (which is a great way to start your search) and venture out to some open houses.
Also, get yourself a knowledgeable real estate agent who can keep you informed of market values and trends. Get prepared and informed so you’re ready to make an offer when the time comes.
To sum it up, Forbes asked real estate agents across the country about house shopping this spring, and their general message to the house hunter is to be prepared and informed as you go out on your search for the perfect place this spring.
Read Forbes’ 5 Tips from Real Estate Experts Across the Country for more detailed information on your house hunt.
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