How long does it take to buy a home in Iowa City? There is a common misconception that buying a home is a long drawn out process. It isn’t, or at least it doesn’t have to be. In reality buying a home in the Iowa City area is faster than most buyers think. A common scenario is … Continue Reading » about How Long Does it Take to Buy a Home in the Iowa City Area?
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There are many details to watch out for when you buy a home in the Iowa City area. This is true for every home big or small and even more true when you buy a condominium. The reason why is quite simple. When you buy a condo you’re not buying the land or the common … Continue Reading » about Top Questions to Ask When You Buy a Condo in the Iowa City Area
How much they should offer is always the first question I hear from buyers when they’re ready to make an offer on a home in the Iowa City area. Right up front I want to say that Realtors don’t set the price on homes on the market, neither do they tell buyers what to offer. … Continue Reading » about Buying a Home in Iowa City – How do I know how much to offer?
Why would you hire a buyer’s agent to help you buy a house in Iowa City? Apart from the fact that Buyer Representation is FREE that is. Recently I wrote a post about what you should expect from a buyer’s agent. It’s a very long post and since you probably don’t have all day I thought … Continue Reading » about Bottom Line – 3 Good Reasons to Work with a Buyer’s Agent
When a home is marked as contingent on the Iowa City MLS it means it has an accepted offer. Listings don’t get removed from the public MLS until they’re Sale Pending, so of course the assumption is that since they’re still being advertised online they’re available for showings. Technically that may be right, but usually … Continue Reading » about What Does Contingent Mean? Can I Still View a Contingent Property?
Where do you start when you’re ready to buy a home in Iowa City? You start by finding yourself a good buyer’s agent to work with. If that sounds counter intuitive, think of it this way. Home Sellers call an agent right away when they have a home to sell in Iowa City. They know they … Continue Reading » about Buying a Home in Iowa City – The Benefits of Working with a Buyer’s Agent