Lily Leung, from U~T San Diego had some great tips for first-time homebuyers in her article “6 tips for first-time homebuyers”. Read part of it here, then skip over to SignonSanDiego.com for the rest of the article:
“Here are a few pointers I picked up at a first-time homebuyers workshop hosted by the San Diego Association of Realtors, or SDAR, over the weekend:
1) Consider hiring a real estate agent. Interview several candidates and make sure to ask them lots of questions. You’ll be sharing personal and financial details with your chosen Realtor, so make sure you choose someone you’re “very, very comfortable with,” said SDAR vice president Leslie Kilpatrick.
2) Don’t just take their word for it. Ask real estate agents for their resumes. Google them and nail down their web presence. And most importantly, find out if they’ve ever been disciplined. You can do a simple name search on the Department of Real Estate’s website…”
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