Buying a home isn't necessarily easy in this market, but it doesn't need to be a frustrating and exhausting experience, either. Just the opposite, it can be a rewarding and life-changing event when you embrace the right mindsets. Here are 5 key mindsets that will help you achieve your homeownership goals in our low inventory market.
#1) Choose optimism over pessimism, and trust in the process. You'll find the right home when you have a good plan and the right team supporting you.
#2) Be active, not passive. "Zillowing" and perusing properties online can be interesting and fun, but it won't necessarily get the job done. A better approach? Partner with professionals who actively work your plan for you.
#3) Think 12 months, not 3. Buying a home is no longer a springtime activity reserved for 3 months out of the year. So be open to buying at any time of the year. You just never know when the right opportunity will present itself.
#4) Embrace real over ideal. It's easy to fall into the trap of waiting for ideal conditions when prices and rates are lower and inventory is higher. Rather than wait, you can make real progress right now by understanding the dynamics of our market and getting to work on your goals.
#5) Get moving by improving, and invest in your personal and professional growth. You'll improve your career opportunities, your purchasing power, and your confidence when you're focused on learning and growing each day.
Call us when you're ready for a conversation about your goals. We'd love to be a resource for you and help you plan for your future.
This article is published courtesy of: Dan Miller, REALTOR Mad City Dream Homes & RE/MAX Preferred