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Should You Schedule a Home Showing?

by Jim and Dawn Forbus 12/01/2019

Deciding whether to set up a home showing sometimes can be a tough decision. Yet a home showing can make a world of difference for a buyer as he or she searches for the ideal residence.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to schedule a home showing, and these include:

1. You can look beyond a home listing.

A home listing generally offers details about a house's age and features, as well as photographs of different areas of a residence. But a home listing can only provide so much information. Fortunately, a home showing enables you to assess a house in person and decide whether a residence is right for you.

During a house showing, you can walk around a residence and view each room. If you want to further pursue a residence after a showing, you can submit an offer to purchase. Or, if you find a house fails to match your expectations, you can always continue your search for your dream home.

2. You can gain comprehensive insights into a house's condition.

When it comes to evaluating a house's condition, it typically is a good idea to attend a showing. That way, you can get an up-close look at a home's condition and determine whether a residence needs major or minor repairs.

A home showing enables you to analyze a residence both inside and out. After a showing is complete, you can decide whether you are satisfied with the condition of a home and map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

3. You can imagine what it would be like if you purchase a home.

A home showing makes it easy to envision what life may be like if you purchase a particular house. As such, a showing may prove to be crucial as you pursue your dream residence.

If you feel good about a house following a showing, you should not hesitate to submit a competitive homebuying proposal. Conversely, if you feel uncomfortable with a residence, you may want to pursue other options.

Of course, hiring a real estate agent may be exceedingly valuable as you search for your ideal house. A real estate agent can schedule home showings at your convenience and provide plenty of tips to help you pursue residences in any housing market. By doing so, a real estate agent will empower you with the insights you need to make an informed decision about a house.

Let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent will provide after you find your dream house, either. At this point, a real estate agent will help you put together a competitive offer to acquire your ideal residence. And if you have any concerns or questions as you move along the homebuying journey, a real estate agent is happy to respond to them.

Ready to find your dream residence? Schedule a home showing, and you take the next step to acquire your ideal house.

About the Author
Author

Jim and Dawn Forbus

Realtor, CRS, ABR, SRES, CNE (11 years experience)

Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Foreclosure

Thank you for taking the time to view my profile, I appreciate it!

My father said, "If you deal with a salesman, deal with someone who believes in their product or service and has personally experienced it" So, prior to my professional career in Real Estate, I did just that!

Real Estate Investor since 1981, 20 personal real estate deals.

Assisted hundreds of families with their real estate needs since 2007. 

My goal is to continue to provide people with the information, and qualityservice, to make an informed decision for their real estate needs.

Experienced real estate investor since 1981, with experience in money savingrenovations to maximize return on investments.

Active as a volunteer and board member with Honor Flight Nevada to assistveterans to visit the memorials built in their honor in Washington D.C. Helping veterans is a privilege and an honor for me! www.HonorFlightNV.org "I do real estate to support my Honor Flighthabit!"  

Designations: Accredited Buyer Representative, Certified Residential Specialist,Senior Real Estate Specialist, and Certified Negotiation Expert, and Property Manager.

Specialties: Assisting First time home buyers in assessing improvements needed prior to the purchase of their first home. Assisting Sellers in selling their home in the least amount of time for the most amount of money.