How Can You Get The Best Deal On A Model Home?

Purchasing a model home is a bit like buying a vehicle that’s only been used for test drives.The dealer will usually offer a discounted price for the car. Builders are known to offer discounts on model homes, even if no one has lived there. If you are looking for the best deal on a model home, there are many options.

You can view all the model homes for sale if you wish

Most builders sell homes before they build them. This is because the home’s layout and appearance are the same as the one built. They know that the model must look beautiful so they spend a lot of money decorating it. Designer paint and upgrades are included in many Myrtle Beach homes. You should inspect them all and choose the one that offers the most location, upgrades, and layout.

Hiring Your Own Agent

Bring your Full Potential Real Estate, LLC buyer’s agent with you when you go to the office to buy or look at a home. Some builders won’t allow you to bring your agent later if you arrive unaccompanied. The builders’ sales representatives are expected to represent the builder, regardless of what they might tell you. They may use pressure tactics to get you to sign a contract. Many buyers don’t remember signing anything. This is due to how smoothly the representatives work in their sales offices.  The buyer’s agent will represent your interests. Your agent represent you and be responsible for protecting your interests. He is responsible for disclosing all positive and negative aspects of the deal.

Ask if anyone has lived in the model home

However, this does not necessarily mean that the person has lived in the model home. It could have been used as a sales office. Ask how long it has been in use. It is unlikely that your kitchen appliances have been used too often, but don’t be surprised to find that the fixtures in the bathrooms aren’t in top shape. These details can be used as leverage to negotiate a lower price for your model home.

Compare the Sales

If the builder doesn’t list on MLS, your buyer’s agent won’t be able to get comparable sales. You can get the data from a title agency. It is possible that you won’t be able to see which houses were sold with what upgrades. It will not be as important as the promoted sales price. How many deeds were mailed to the property? What numbers were sent to other addresses? This could indicate that some of the homes were mailed to other addresses. Investors are often the first to bail when the market crashes. One reason you’re buying in a new subdivision, however, is to be near buyers similar to yourself.

Before signing a purchase contract, get legal advice

Before signing a purchase contract, you should hire a realtor lawyer. Although standard purchase agreements are designed to protect people from being sued, the language in these agreements does not always protect the home buyer. These contracts can be as long as 100 pages and focus on protecting the builder.

Consider Using Your Own Loan

Because they can keep you informed about your progress, builders prefer to work with their own lenders. This is a sort of one-stop shop for the builder. The lender might not be able to offer you the best loan or interest rate. The builder might also own the lending company.

Hire A Home Inspector

A qualified inspector is also a must. This cannot not be someone from the immediate family. A real, qualified, inspector is required. You must be present when the inspection takes place and make sure you ask any questions you may have. Not only can defects be found in old homes; they can also occur in newer properties. Construction workers are human beings and can make mistakes.

Verify the Builder’s Reputation

A bad experience with a builder can spread like wildfire in a community. You will never know if the bad reputation is an isolated incident or if there are other instances of poor service. No matter what the reason, make sure you verify and check public records before you file a lawsuit.

You can negotiate the price

It is standard to leave the furniture in the model home. If you ask them, artwork, furniture and other items like this can be left in the house. When you sign the purchase contract, you should inform them that you would like to keep these items without any consideration and without warranty. Do not be intimidated by a builder’s agent stating that the price is fixed. It is very rare for it to be so. Learn how to negotiate home prices starting from a position of strength. Ask your Myrtle Beach Real Estate Agent for recommendations.

Buy the Last Model Home

Closeout sales are a great way to get the best deals. There is no need to be concerned about future home sales being less expensive. If you can, get the last model home.

Call Full Potential if you are looking for a real estate agent who can help you buy a model home.

Full Potential Real Estate, LLC

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

843-236-0203

http://fullpotentialrealestate.com