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Buying your first home can be an exciting time. If you're buying your first home in Belize, it is doubly exciting! You probably have lots of questions and you may not know where to begin. RE/MAX Property Center will lead you through the home buying experience to make it as positive and successful as possible for you, our valued client.
Learn the Basics
Without question, local real estate customs in Belize will impact your transaction. A good realtor will be able to bring you into the loop and answer any questions you may have.
Know Your Credit Rating
If you plan to get a loan to finance the purchase of your property, speak with your RE/MAX realtor who will discuss and explain any options open to you.
Know Your Buying Power Save yourself time, energy, and disappointment by taking the time up front to find out how much home you can afford. Don't have your sights set on a resort fit for Francis Ford Coppola when reality dictates that a small and cosy casita is more in line with your budget.
Be Financially Prepared
Have a down payment ready to apply toward the purchase price of your property in Belize. Speak with a Sales Associate from RE/MAX Property Center to ascertain and determine real estate closing costs in Belize.
Make a Search Plan
Compile a list of what you are looking for in a neighborhood and a home. Enlist the help of a good realtor to learn about districts, cities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods and properties in Belize and utilize other resources such as the Internet. Lan Sluder is a well-known expert about Belize and you'll glean a ton of information about this tropical paradise just by Googling his name.
Make sure it Fits your Lifestyle
Love nature? Want a mountain view? Gotta be close to the beach? Your personality and lifestyle must be in sync with your new address. Be Prepared to Act....and Sign on the Dotted Line
If you've done your due diligence and feel positive about moving forward with your purchase, move forward! Every day, more and more people around the world are tuning into the possibilities of purchasing property in Belize. Don't be left in the cold! Belize real estate is hot! Buy before prices skyrocket!