How to Buy a House in One Year

How to Buy a House in One Year

When you begin the home-buying journey, it can feel like you’ve got all the time in the world, until suddenly you getting ready to make an offer on a house and wonder how everything happened so fast. The key to successful home buying in the Arlington and Northern Virginia area is to have a sound plan that helps guide you through the financial steps you need to take to be prepared to buy a home in a timely manner and move into the home of your dreams.

When you work with Realtor Mike Pugh you are partnering with success. Mike has been working with homeowners in the area for over three decades, making his expertise and the high-quality service of his consultants one to trust. His purpose is to help homebuyers navigate the journey seamlessly from financial planning, to purchasing your new home, to integrating into the community your new home is located in.

Financial Game Plan

The one-year financial game plan is one of the most important aspects of buying a house in a timely manner. It can feel like the search takes forever to find a property that truly meets your needs. However, once you have found it, you must move on it fast as property in the Arlington, Virginia area is highly sought after and located in a competitive market.

When you work with Mike Pugh, he will help you stay competitive financially, ensuring you get your dream home. Before beginning your search, there are steps you can take to ensure that you find a home that is financially the best choice for you and your family.

  1. Determine Price Point: Your lender, financial advisor, or even online tools can help you determine what it will take financially to get you into your dream home. Planning this step out in advance helps Mike find properties within your bracket, and puts you in a position to make competitive offers for highly sought after homes.
  2. Determine Mortgage: Depending on your method of homebuying, you may want to determine what your monthly mortgage will be, as to be best prepared to make an offer.
  3. Apply for Pre-approval: If you will require a home loan then getting pre-approval is a process that must be started well before it comes time to make on offer. Learn from Mike and his team the best ways to get approved for loans.

By considering these financial factors in advance, you are well on your way to owning a new home within a year. Once you have the finances squared away, the search for the perfect home begins.

Read the Market

With the right price point in mind, Mike Pugh can begin to use his insider knowledge and market experience to begin showing you homes that meet your financial and dream home needs.

He will keep a steady eye on the right time to buy and sell and help home buyers navigate the process throughout the year, potentially saving you the most on your new home. While the perfect place to call home is priceless, Mike does the hard work by learning about upcoming properties for sale in advance so you don’t miss out on an opportunity to purchase the home of your dream.

Partner For Success

When you work with Mike Pugh for your real estate needs, you can rest assured knowing that he is working for you. He takes a hands on approach with each homebuyer as if he were purchasing the home for himself and never pressures a family into a home that does not meet their needs.

Because of Mike’s highly-esteemed reputation in the area, and exceptional experience gained living and working as a Realtor in the area for more than 30 years, you will be joining a community of other homeowners in the area that know and appreciate the results he gets for his clients. Contact him today to start the one-year journey to finding the home of your dreams.

Contact Mike Pugh Today

If you would like more information about what steps you should take to prepare to buy a home or are ready to start the journey contact Mike Pugh today and start seeing the possibilities.

You can also contact Mike at 703.593.6320