The COVID-19 outbreak has certainly thrown the world a curveball but this doesn’t mean life itself has stopped. While some have decided to wait this pandemic out before buying a home, for others there may be an urgency to move. Some people are in the middle of a job transfer or their lease may be ending. Real estate agents are considered essential, and we are still open for business and serving the needs of our clients.
Some of our resources we are currently using to accommodate social distancing include virtual showings; video and phone appointments; digital documents and e-signatures.
Take a look at these steps for buying a home during COVID-19:
Stay in touch with your realtor: No need to let social distancing stop you from…
A message from the Blanchard and Calhoun family to our clients and friends:
We are open for business! Because of our B&C family and clients, we’ve been lucky to serve the CSRA for over 100 years. You are the heart of our business! In an effort to protect our community while practicing extreme caution during the challenges of COVID-19, we’ve encouraged our staff to work remotely to support our agents and our clients. Modern technology enables us to provide the same level of committed service to you, while also limiting face-to-face interaction.
For our Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Company: We will continue to hold showings of our residential and commercial properties where possible with certain restrictions in place and, of course, tailored…
When looking for a home that accommodates the entire household, take your sweet fur baby's needs into consideration too. And If you are the seller, think about buyers with pets, knowing what benefits to promote could help with your sale.
Pet-Friendly Yard Features to Consider:
Fencing: Opting for a fully fenced in backyard that will keep your pets at home and safe. If the yard does not have a fence and you want to install one, check with HOA first to see if that is an option or if there are any restrictions. If the home you are interested in does have a backyard, be sure to inspect the fence. Follow the fence around the yard and look for anywhere your pet could escape such as holes, gaps, or weak areas.
Plants: Did you know that some…
Buying a home is an exciting process. Here at Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate, we have an experienced and knowledgeable team of real estate professionals that will guide you through every step of the home-buying process. We know you have a lot of questions and we have compiled the most frequently asked questions by first -time home buyers and listed them below.
1. Where do I begin? The first thing you should do is get pre-approved. Being pre-approved means a lender has reviewed your financial situation and credit score and has approved you for a particular loan amount.
2. How do I get pre-approved? To get pre-approved, you will partner with a lender and fill out an application. The application will collect all of your financial information…