Farragut Homes For Sale – Showing Etiquette For Buyers

imagesYou’re finally ready to buy that Farragut home. You’ve been pre-approved or pre-qualified with a loan officer, selected a Realtor, and are now ready to start looking a Farragut homes for sale. As you look a Farragut homes for sale, there are a few key DOs and DON’Ts for home showings. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you look at Farragut homes for sale. etiquette

As you look at Farragut homes for sale, do NOT…

…be inconsiderate. The Farragut home for sale you’re viewing is somebody’s home, so don’t be completely disrespectful. Don’t forget to turn off lights and lock doors. Also, be careful to not track in from outside. This doesn’t mean you need to remove you shoes, but wipe them on the mat.

…leave the home in a different condition than when you entered it. That is, don’t move personal items or mess up made beds. As a buyer you are there to look at the home, but there are certain things you don’t need to do, such as letting kids mess up beds (yes, it’s happened) or start the dishwasher (it’s happened, too).

…waste the time of the seller, if at all possible. While this not always possible, avoid looking at houses out of your price range, homes that don’t fit your needs, or looking at a home “just because.”

As you look at Farragut homes for sale, DO..

…take a good look around. You can open up cabinets or closets. When you find a Farragut home for sale that you’re really serious about, you’ll want to make sure you truly have a good feel for the house.

….bring a pen and paper. It can be overwhelming to look at multiple houses in one day. Taking notes on each one will help you remember what aspects of each you really liked. This can save you a great deal of time, so you don’t have to go back on multiple second looks.

…allot yourself the time to look at Farragut homes for sale. It’s usually best not to schedule something immediately after looking at homes. that way, if you have questions for your agent or opt to look at additional homes, you’re not pressed for time and only half focused.

…have fun. Picking out a home is an exciting experience, enjoy it. You’re Realtor is a great resource throughout the process. He/She is there to help you find the right home for you, so don’t be afraid to express your likes and dislikes, its the only way they’ll know what you’re looking for.

Are you thinking about buying a Farragut home this year? Please let us know if there is anyway that Knoxville Home Team can assist you. Rick can be reached at 865-696-9002 or via email at Rick@KnoxvilleHomeTeam.Com. Kati can be reached at Kati@KnoxvilleHomeTeam.Com. Also, be sure to check out our Farragut Home Search Page.