There's plenty to ask when scoping out a home for purchase, but according to "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" star Josh Altman, there's one question prospective buyers should prioritize in their search.
"What's very important for you to ask is why the seller's moving," the Bravo star told HuffPost Live in a conversation on Tuesday. "You're going to learn a lot from that answer."
Aside from learning more about the property, buyers will have an idea of "how much room there is typically to negotiate," Altman said. "The more information you have, the more ammunition you have in order to get a better deal."
To gauge whether a house is priced correctly, fellow cast member and broker James Harris suggests comprehensively researching the other homes in the area.
"Know what houses have sold within a one mile radius within the past six months and know that you're buying with a good education under your belt," he said.
Author:Marilyn Cortez Phone: 956-587-1633 Dated: October 1st 2015 Views: 378 About Marilyn: Always ahead of the highly competitive RGV real estate market, Marilyn Cortez is a Spanish speaking ...
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Always ahead of the highly competitive RGV real estate market, Marilyn Cortez is a Spanish speaking native of the Rio Grande Valley. Born and raised in Mission, Marilyn is committed to her clients, and is recognized as a Top Agent in the Greater McAllen Real Estate area, and within Keller Williams Realty. Since the start of her Real Estate career in 2007, she has sold over 40 million dollars of real estate. Known by her fellow real estate agents to be hardworking, honest, dedicated and motivated, Marilyn is knowledgeable in all areas of Real Estate and has built her business on results, with more than 70% of her clients being repeat clients.