If you’re preparing to buy a Santa Cruz home, you may already be thinking about the stress of interviewing real estate agents, searching for homes and getting a mortgage.
Here are 7 ways to reduce the stress often associated with buying a Santa Cruz home:
1. Hire a real estate agent who fits your personality. Find someone who you trust, who communicates well with you, and who you feel comfortable being around.
2. Listen to your agent. Once you’ve hired an agent you trust, listen to her advice. Don’t stress yourself out by second guessing her. You hired her because she’s an expert, so relax and take her recommendations.
3. Have it your way. Make decisions based on your needs and desires, not those of your parents or friends.
4. Get early…