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Caryn Dreyfuss
City Cove Realty
PO Box 1234
Rangeley, ME 04970
Office (207) 864-2500 x205
Cell (207) 233-8275
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When Buying a Home in Rangeley Lakes Maine

purchase sale agreement Rangeley MaineBuying or selling a home is one of the most important decisions a person will make in their lifetime. This experience can be daunting unless you are working with a Realtor who understands the process. If you are thinking of buying or selling a home, I can help you.

Things Not To Do Before Buying a Home

  • When Income Grows and You Want to Buy “Stuff"¯

  • No Major Purchases of Any Kind

  • Don't Move Money Around

The Business Cycle and Buying a Home

  • Recession and Expansion

  • Supply and Demand

  • Should You Try to “Time the Market"?

  • Why You Should Not Wait


Why Buying a Home is a Good Idea

  • The Best Investment

  • Income Tax Savings

  • Freedom and Individuality

Buying a Home With Resale Value

  • Location, Location, Location?

  • A Home With a View?

  • House Size

  • Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Closets, Garage & Laundry

  • Kitchen

  • Fireplaces

Factors Affecting Your Offer Price

  • Property Condition

  • Home Improvements

  • Market Conditions

  • Seller Motivation

Offering to Purchase Real Estate

  • Earnest Money Deposit

  • Contingencies in a Purchase Offer

  • The Closing Date

  • Transfer of Possession

Writing an Offer

  • Disclosures From the Seller

  • Condition of the Property Upon Transfer

  • Inspections You May Require

  • Final Walk-Through Inspection

How Financing Details Affect Your Offer

  • Down Payment

  • Interest Rate

  • Closing Costs and Financing Incentives

  • Seller Financing

  • Cash Offers

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