(NC) - For many of us, our home will be our most significant asset. Therefore, it makes sense to employ the services of top-notch professionals when setting out to buy. Referrals from friends, family, or other housing professionals are always a good place to start looking for these key players:
Real estate agents
The job of the real estate agent is to help you find the home you want, so make sure you tell them exactly what you're looking for and willing to pay. Armed with that knowledge, a licensed real estate professional will:
With many options available, choosing the right mortgage can be difficult.
The work of the lawyer usually begins when you submit your offer to purchase. Your lawyer will:
A professional home inspector is a valuable addition to your team.
You'll want to protect your home and its contents, so you'll need property insurance when you purchase.
Visit www.electrospec.ca for more information about home inspections.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.