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Linda Willer
Realtor®, CRS, ABR, SRES
RE/MAX Hall of Fame Member
Prompt, Polite & Never Pushy!
RE/MAX Action Real Estate
1770 Timberwood Blvd.
Suite 101
Charlottesville, VA  22911
Tel: 434.985.4094
Cell: 434-760.1421
Email: LindaWiller@remax.net

Providing high quality real estate services in the City of Charlottesville and the surrounding counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Madison & Orange.

HomeBuying 101

I THINK I'M READY TO BUY A HOME

  1. Is My Credit Score Good Enough?

  2. Will I Qualify for aHhome Loan?

  3. What Info Does the Lender Need From Me?

  4. How Do I Know How Much I Can Afford?

  5. How Can I Raise My Credit Score?

  6. How Much Cash Do I Need to Buy a House?

  7. Can the Seller Pay My Closing Costs?

  8. Does My Real Estate Agent Represent Me?

I'M READY TO START SHOPPING FOR A HOME

  1. How Do I Begin Shopping for a Home?

  2. What if I Don't Use a Buyer's Agent?

  3. New Construction or an Older Home?

  4. Could I Finance a Fixer Upper?

  5. Condominium or Townhome?

  6. Which Neighborhood is Best for Me?

  7. What About Buying a Foreclosure?

I'M READY TO MAKE AN OFFER ON A HOME

  1. Assessment vs. Fair Market Value vs. Appraised Value

  2. How Do I Go About Making an Offer?

  3. Is the Asking Price Negotiable?

  4. Can the Seller's Realtor Write My Offer?

  5. What Makes Someone a Good Negotiator?

  6. What if I Offer a Really Low Price?

  7. Is New Construction Negotiable?

  8. How Long Do I Have to Wait for a Seller Response to My Offer?

  9. At What Point Do I Get a Home Inspection?

ALL ABOUT THE PURCHASE OFFER

  1. What's Involved in a Purchase Contract?

  2. What is Included in the Sale of the House?

  3. What is Default by the Buyer in a Purchase Contract?

  4. The House was Wiped Out Due to Fire Damage, Now What?

  5. Who Takes Care of the Termite, Well and Septic Inspections?

  6. How Do I Find Out About the Rules & Regulations in a Neighborhood?

  7. Does the County or City have Restrictions on Home Additions?

  8. How Can I Get a Survey of the House and Land?

MOVING DAY

  1. How Long Before I Can Move In?

  2. What Happens on Closing Day or Settlement?

  3. Can I See the Property One More Time Before Closing?

  4. Why Does My Settlement Agent Suggest Title Insurance?

  5. What Do I Need to Know About Homeowner's Insurance?

  6. How Can I Save Money on Homeowner's Insurance?

  7. Which Parts of Closing Costs are Tax Deductible?

POTENTIAL HOME CONCERNS

  1. Mold

  2. Radon

  3. Asbestos

  4. Septic Systems

  5. Carpenter Bees

  6. Sexual Offenders

  7. Lead-Based Paint

  8. Conservation Easement

  9. Leaking Underground Storage Tanks

ABR - Accredited Buyer RepresentativeCRS - Certified Residential SpecialistEqual Housing OpportunityMLS membershipREALTOR® certificationSRES - Seniors Real Estate SpecialistRE/MAX Hall of Fame Recipient