Rochester Brides & Grooms Issue 52 November 2017 - May 2018 - Page 47

H ome B uying Choosing A Real Estate Agent R eal Estate professionals play a major role in the home buying process and should be chosen with great care. Before working with a real estate agent, get pre-approved for a loan through your mortgage lender of choice. Once you know how much you can afford to spend on a home, you can begin a diligent search for a real estate professional that can help you find your dream home and make the home buying experience a positive one. ob inF With pre-approval information provided by your lender, an ox Ph o to g agent will have the informationto select homes in the correct r a p hy.c o m price range. They can provide you with information on different neighborhoods or communities that might not have been considered before. The agent can also give you advice on what features are best in a home. Continued on Page 48 November - May 2018 • 47