Top 3 mistakes when looking for a home on the Crystal Coast
Buying a home on the coast? Take a word of advice from a few local real estate experts. With decades of experience living and working in the area, the team at Linda Rike Real Estate has a few words of advice on the top mistakes to avoid when looking for a home in the Crystal Coast. For those gearing up for their Carteret County home search, here's what to know.
Hi I'm Linda Right And along with two Children Kalinda and Wyatt We operate Linda right Real estate on North Carolina's Crystal Coast We know all the local secrets and insights that make our coastal lifestyle great We're all friends out here Come spend a little time with us and see for yourself Why we say just add water to your life now Hi I'm Linda Right Linda rifle a state today We're gonna be discussing the top mistakes that people make when looking for property of the Crystal Coast We're the biggest mistakes that people make when they're coming here to purchase a home our condo or a lot It's not having already talked to a mortgage broker or a banker You need to go and get preapproved because if you don't you're not gonna understand what you can and can't afford to fall in love with something that you really like and then realize you can't afford it It's gonna be stuck in your mind You will not be able to get it out of your head Well you get a five pay for stuff before you buy it Unless you're our government It's always important to make sure you understand what you not only qualify for but what you're comfortable with 40 Then on top of your purchase price you're not gonna pay it into his h Always another mistake people make is not considering the flood signs flood zones and flood insurance bases on your first floor of elevated living space There's nothing to be afraid of because most of the properties here have never been flooded and the insurance is low if the elevation is higher So what you need to know is my house low or is my house high And that's how we get that insurance which can be affordable One of the biggest mistakes that people make is not knowing what it is they want If you want to come to the base because you want to go fishing or you wanna have a boat that's one place to live If you're on the ocean you're not gonna keep a boat on the ocean A lot of people show up thinking they want a condo and they wind up buying a house That's because they don't really understand what will suit their needs and their family needs the best Make sure you're surrounded by what you enjoy Are you here to enjoy the quiet or you're here to be entertained Working with the real estate brokers An interview process that you interviewing Realtors Realtor interviewing you If you communicate with us and tell us what you're looking for we will help you find that drink