What I love about being a real estate broker is the people I have the opportunity to help. Not only do I get to serve their real estate needs, I also get to make new friends. One such couple that I had the privilege to help was Mike and Maria.
Mike and Maria were first time home-buyers looking for a home in Cagayan de Oro City. I’ve been in contact with Maria for the past 2 years. We would chat from time to time about the happenings in Cagayan de Oro, the new listings we had and other things not related to real estate . Then last year, Ms. Maria informed me that they were flying home. They’ve been based in the States for the past couple of years and they decided they wanted to retire in Cagayan de Oro. Initially they stayed at Maria’s hometown. But they got tired of having to drive 2 hours just to eat out or so they could go malling. They told me they wanted a home in Cagayan de Oro, in a safe neighborhood with great amenities.
We met up and I educated them on what makes a good real estate investment. Real estate may be good investment – but this is not true at all times. Because when you buy at a high price, you’ll have trouble making money when you want to sell in the future. Money in real estate is made when you buy, not when you sell. So as a buyer, you need to be sure that you’re buying at a good price. Another thing to consider is that real estate market prices differ from city to city and country to country. So if you come from a different city or country, you need a competent broker to advice you on the current market prices.
After numerous site visits (we visited more than 10 houses), they decided to invest in a beautiful 2-storey house in Xavier Estates. It was already furnished and only a few months old – practically brand new. Plus Xavier Estates has 24/7 security and fabulous amenities.
They were very happy with the purchase and even gave me this generous testimony:
Alex, our agent, was very resourceful, patient and was readily available to all our inquiries and needs. Afterwards she continued her support with legal assistance and transfer of all utilities. Overall the process, once we selected a house, was easy thanks to Alex and her team. Thanks.
-Mike and Maria
Being a first time home-buyer isn’t easy as there are many intricate details that need to be managed in a real estate transaction. If mishandled, this can create unnecessary problems for the client. If you’re a first time home buyer, or know someone who is, then you can save a great deal of time, money and stress, by choosing a competent real estate broker.
What about you?
Who is a person you know buying their first home – could be a renter or a son/daughter of a friend?
Please send me an email or call me at 0917 851 2752 with their name and situation. I promise they’ll get the excellent service they deserve.
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