Brainerd, MN Real Estate Buying Tips

Buying real estate is an exciting time in one’s life. Making the smart move of choosing a REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your new property and community meets your needs. Our services and experience range from financial aid to helping you find the property that best suits you and your family. For your convenience, we also provide listings by email. We pride ourselves on repeat business and hope you’ll come to understand why.

As Your Agent, We Will:

  • Assure that you see all the properties in the area that meet your criteria.
  • Guide you through the entire real estate buying process, from finding property to look at, to getting the best financing.
  • Make sure you don’t pay too much for your new property and help you avoid costly mistakes.
  • Answer all of your questions about the local market area, including schools, neighborhoods, the local economy, and more.

Before You Start Looking For Your New Property:

  • Check your credit rating. Straighten out any errors before its too late.
  • Determine a comfortable monthly budget for your new purchase, including down payment and monthly payment.
  • Find a loan officer and a loan program that meets your needs and get pre-qualified (preferably pre-approved).
  • Choose a REALTOR® that you trust and who understands your needs.
  • Determine what neighborhood best matches your needs.
  • Identify important features you need your new property to have.

Closing Costs to Expect:

  • Lender fees include charges for loan processing, underwriting, preparation and establishing an escrow account.
  • Third-party fees include charges for insurance, title search, and other inspections such as termites.
  • Government fees include deed recording and state & local mortgage taxes.
  • Escrow and interest fees include homeowner’s insurance, loan interest, real estate taxes, and occasionally private mortgage insurance.

Buy a property with The Kuschel Marketing Team and enjoy the use of a moving van:

  • Get there easier with the use of this moving van for free!