Whether you are just starting your search or have been at it for years, Eric can add value for you immediately. He is an incredibly resourceful agent and businessman that has access to the best tools in the business. Eric has over a decade of real estate investing experience and one of the most expansive real estate networks in the bay area. He is a Marin Native that knows the communities and towns better than anyone.
“I chose Real Estate because helping people solve their real estate needs is simply and truly my passion.”
Speak with your bank or a mortgage broker to see how much you can afford to pay for a home.
Get pre-approved. This will strengthen your position when submitting an offer because it shows the seller that you are serious and qualified. In today’s market with Covid restrictions and safety in mind, many home sellers are requiring pre-approval letters and or proof of funds simply to schedule a property tour.
Create your Must-Have List and your Wish List before you start searching for your new home.
Thinking about how to choose a Realtor? Consider hiring a top local agent to represent and work for you and your best interests, not the seller’s. It costs you nothing. Buyer’s Agents are compensated by the seller in almost every sale. The right agent can be the difference in you ultimately owning a home or not.
Tour, Tour, Tour. Get out there and look at properties. Photos are great, but nothing compares to walking through what could be your new home and familiarizing yourself with styles, amenities, new neighborhoods, etc.
When you identify the home you want to make an offer on, make sure to take an in-depth approach when writing the offer. Include inspection contingencies and hire professionals to evaluate the property.
Buying a home can seem like an overwhelming task. That is why it is best to have a professional guide you throughout the process. Real Estate Agents have endless tools and resources that most homebuyers do not have access to. Contact Eric today to see how simple he can make the home purchasing process feel and what it’s like to have an expert and top agent on your team.
Born and raised In Marin County, Eric Schmitt specializes in helping clients buy and sell their Marin homes. Including an extensive background in sales, marketing strategy, customer service and negotiation.