William Raveis Real Estate and Home Services

What second home or vacation home buyers need to know to buy Cape Cod Real Estate

WHERE DO YOU WANT TO LIVE?

Where do want to own a vacation home on Cape Cod? Maybe you have read about some towns or areas here; maybe you vacationed here when you were younger. I can acquaint you with th market area, generally known as "Upper Cape” real estate and "Mid Cape” real estate, and help you decide if those are a fit for your lifestyle, interests and budget. If you would like to buy Cape Cod real estate on the "Lower Cape”, we can refer you to the best agents serving that area.
 
STEPS TO FOLLOW

I can advise you every step of the way until you find your own dream piece of Cape Cod real estate! I will advise you on properties that could be appropriate choices, and keep you up to date on market opportunities that will allow you to buy your Cape Cod home.
 
ARRANGE YOUR FINANCING

Arrange your mortgage before you start to look at properties. I can help point you to the most reputable, professional Mortgage Officers and Lenders working to finance Cape Cod Real Estate.
 
HOW MUCH MONEY DO I NEED?

How much money do I need to purchase my vacation or second home? There are programs for 10% down payment options, and you may be able to negotiate Seller concessions to help with closing costs.
 
WHAT’S MY CREDIT SCORE?

Everyone is entitled to 1 FREE credit report per year, with the credit score. Go to www.annualcreditreport.com , the authorized website for the government mandated free report. Be very careful not to go to sites that charge you or may take your confidential information.
 
DON’T MAKE A MAJOR PURCHASE

Don’t buy a new car, furniture or obligate yourself to any major credit purchases UNTIL at least the day after you have actually "closed” on your home. One major purchase may disqualify you for your mortgage!
 
NOT SURE IF YOU SHOULD BUY CAPE COD REAL ESTATE NOW?

Contact Deborah Schilling immediately, and I can prepare you for purchasing your Cape Cod second or vacation home! I am patient and diligent; ready when you are, advising you along the way. I provide options for daily email updates [link to sign up to MLS and update] or personalized searches.I will connect with you regularly, and update you on market conditions that might help with your decision to buy a Cape Cod vacation or second home.