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Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial investments most people ever make. It is important to have the right team of professionals and resources to help guide you through the home buying process.
Whether you are buying your first home, relocating, downsizing or upgrading, deciding who to represent you is the next most important decision you will make in the home buying process. We will assist you in the areas that are critical to achieving a satisfying and happy real estate experience. To help you get started, we have put together this Home Buyer’s Guide with the information and resources specifically for Vancouver home buyers. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us directly at dale@vancouverbesthomes.com or dan@vancouverbesthomes.com.

The Key Players

Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial investments most people ever make. It is important to have the right team of professionals to help guide you through the home buying process. With mutual respect and a working relationship in place, we have teamed up with various industry professionals to provide exceptional service.
 

Pricing & Financing

How much can you afford and what is 'market value'? Buying a home usually means taking out a mortgage. That means you borrow money to buy a home, using that home as collateral for the loan. Buyers should get pre-approved from a financial institution BEFORE they begin their house search. The goal is to get a mortgage you can live with and a home that provides the best value for your needs.
 

Finding the Right Home

When looking for your dream home, it is important to keep in mind the “L” formula: location, layout and lot. This is important for two reasons: 1. Future resale value and 2. Lifestyle convenience. Future resale value may not seem important to you now but in the years to come when you want to upgrade or downgrade and retire, this factor’s value will become all too apparent.
 
In over thirty years and fourteen moves, Dale McGauran is simply the best REALTOR® we have ever encountered.
~Maureen and Dick Carter
"Dan is a consummate professional, a diplomat, a wonderfully friendly guy and a true expert in negotiations. Dan made our search a pleasure."
~M. Costanza & A. Duthie