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Deciding to Buy

Purchasing a property is most likely the biggest financial decision you will ever make. Whether this is your first purchase or you are an experienced buyer, this decision must be made carefully

Why Do You Want To Buy?

Are you tired of paying rent? Have you decided to pay your own mortgage and not your landlord’s? Have you outgrown your current home? Are you looking for an investment portfolio? Are you looking for a rental property? Would you like a larger yard? Would you rather live in a different area? Do you want to shorten your commute? Are you downsizing? Having a clear sense of your reasons for buying will help you choose the right property.

Has Your Income Grown?

Property ownership is an excellent investment; whether you are looking for your dream home, a rental property, or to expand your investment portfolio. Owning real estate is one of the least risky ways to build equity or to obtain a greater return on your initial investment.

Couple with keys to their new home

Owning a home in the beautiful Pacific Northwest is a dream come true for many. The area’s natural beauty and friendly communities make it an excellent choice for anyone who wants to set down roots. We specialize in Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties.

Experience Matters

Whether you’re looking for a modest starter home or luxury real estate waterfront property, we will help you explore your options in the market. There are several of us available to you so that you don’t have to adjust your schedule. We have a combined 30-year experience in real estate and sold over 1,000 homes.

Our goal is to make your real estate experience as stress-free as possible.

Download our FREE buyers guide “Things To Consider When Buying a Home”

Find a home

Finding the right property can be overwhelming given the sheer number of homes for sale in Anacortes and the surrounding areas, especially during peak buying season in the spring or summer. But you can speed up the search by making a list of must-haves like location, price ranges, square footage, and so on. We will discuss with you your needs and wants to make sure we are looking at the right properties.

House hunting can be easy if you know where to look –we will send you new listings that match your criteria as soon as they hit the market so you never miss a chance to find the perfect home.

Ready to take the first step towards homeownership in Anacortes, WA? Get in touch with us, THE GROESBECK GROUP, here. You can also reach us at 360.941.3734 and Info(at)JeanGroesbeck(dotted)com.

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  • What you need to know about mortgage closingsThe closing day is one of the most important parts of the entire home buying process. On this day, the entire transaction will be finalized. Fees will be transferred and paid. And at the end of the settlement meeting, you will be walking away with the deed and the keys to your new home. That is if everything goes well in the meeting. To help you prepare for the big day, click here. Learn about what to expect during the closing day, and what you can do to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible. For more information, contact The Groesbeck Group today.
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    Now, the next step is to convince the seller that you are the one who truly deserves their home. Note that you may be facing competition from other buyers, especially with homes in most states running low on inventory.

    Prepare for the challenge to make that Anacortes, WA home yours by making a good offer to the seller. To help you out with this endeavor, read this article and learn about the various factors that could affect the way you craft your offer, as well as expert tips from The Groesbeck Group on making an offer that will make the seller stand up and take notice come negotiation time.

Knowing the fair market value of a home gives you a certain edge whether you are buying or selling a property. One of the best ways to get this information is through a residential appraisal, which must be done by a neutral and qualified professional. But what is it and how does it really affect your real estate transaction? Click here to learn about real estate appraisals, from the type of information you can gain from one and what you can do in the event of a low appraisal. To learn more, get in touch with The Groesbeck Group today.
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There’s nothing like achieving the American Dream of finally owning a home of your own. While having this dream makes you want to strive even harder to attain said goal, there are some who may not be ready enough for the responsibilities that come with homeownership. Especially for first-time homebuyers, the task could be an uphill climb without proper guidance and information about the process.

This article was written specifically to serve as a handy guide for people who are new to the real estate market. It details the questions worth asking before finally deciding to take the plunge into homeownership.

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