First Time Home Buyer Success in Wheaton, MD
By Andrea Bedard, Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS
(Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860)
My first-time home buyer started out looking for a townhome but dreaming of a single family with a yard for the four-legged family member. Options were extremely limited, we looked at a home with roaches, another one with framing issues, a third one with foundation repairs looming.. while a little TLC was welcome, major issues were not, so we kept looking. I always tell my buyers to stay positive, the just-right-for-you house will come along and will work out. As long as you are prepared and realistic and have patience, we will make it happen. And we did! We found a great option that checked most of my buyers boxes, and I was able to get her a great deal! Her new home was originally listed at 469K. I negotiated a sales price of 430K (comps were well above that number) and, after the ins...