What do you do when a listing drops that checks every box on your wish list? ⁣
• Call your agent and ask for a showing as soon as possible. 
• Get paperwork-ready. After you call your agent, your next call should be to your lender. If you’re not already pre-approved for a loan, have that done now.⁣
• Do your research. Your agent will help, but you can get a jumpstart by searching property records and databases—and by talking with friends or acquaintances who live nearby.⁣
already pre-approved for a loan, have that done now.⁣
• If you like it enough to write an offer, your agent will help you craft a competitive one.
In this market, minutes count so if you see something you love, don’t hesitate to request a showing. After you see the home in person you’ll have the info you need to confidently make an offer OR confidently pass and wait to see what hits the market later. ⁣

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