Home Buying Guide Understanding Your Expectations How far along are you in the home buying process? How long have you been looking for a home? Why are you contemplating the purchase of a home at this time? What is your time frame? Is there a definite time by which you must be settled in your new home? Are there any other individuals who will be involved in the purchase decision? Have you ever purchased a home before? How many and how recently? What were the most positive features of your previous home finding experiences? What would help to make this a positive experience? What are you looking forward to most? Were there any unsatisfactory features of any previous home finding experiences that you hope to avoid this time? If you are buying your first house, are there any problems or concerns you are worried about? How do you plan to handle the financing of your new home? Are you aware of your financing options? What are your expectations of me as your real estate professional? What specific services and support do you expect? For some, “home” is a hub of social activity; for others, a place to retreat from daily life. What does “home” mean to you? Who will be living in your household? Will you often have other family members or friends visiting for more than a few days at a time? If you will be working outside your home, what would you consider a comfortable commute? Will you be working at home? What are some of the most important activities for all of the members of your household? What are one or more features you liked most about homes that you lived in previously? What are features you disliked about previous homes, and what do you want to avoid in your new home? What are the most important “must have” features of your ideal home and neighborhood? Why are they important? ©2019 BHH Affiliates, LLC. An independently operated subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, and a franchisee of BHH Affiliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of HomeServices of America, Inc. ® Equal Housing Opportunity.