Have you been thinking about relocating to Wasaga Beach? For many years Wasaga Beach has been to many the go to place for Summer vacationers. Over the last 20 years we have seen Wasaga Beach shift from a vacation town to now many people call their full time home. Wasaga Beach has a lot to offer so it is no surprise to see this recent trend. If you have been thinking of relocating to Wasaga Beach following this step by step guide will help with your journey.
Research Wasaga Beach Neighbourhoods
Wasaga Beach is still considered a town however it is growing every year and with that comes contrasting neighbourhoods. Perhaps you want to live near the beach or near a golf course. Wasaga Beach offers 3 golf courses that offer beautiful estates that surround them. I would recommend taking a day or 2 and research the different Wasaga Beach neighbourhoods.
Contact a Wasaga Beach Realtor
A Wasaga Beach Realtor will have knowledge and expertise with regards to the Wasaga Beach market. The first meeting we’ll sit down and go over your different wants and needs. Narrowing this down to a short list,we’ll be able to zone in on what is most important to you with your future home purchase.
Remember, working with an Wasaga Beach Realtor costs buyers nothing! Our fee is paid by the seller. So, there is really no excuse not to reach out. Scared of getting pressured or hundreds of emails asking you when you’re ready to buy? You don’t have to worry about that with us. We’ll move as fast as you want to move and act as a resource, not a nuisance.
Get Pre- Approved by a Wasaga Beach Mortgage Broker
This is the step most people overlook. If you need to get a loan to purchase a home in Wasaga Beach, you should talk to an Wasaga Beach mortgage broker early in the process. One of the big myths we hear is getting pre-approved too early will hurt your credit. That’s simply not true. The credit monitoring bureaus understand finding a house can take months. A good mortgage broker can help you determine the best loan program for your situation and help you determine how best to approach the home buying process during your move (there are certain rules you need to follow, or your loan will be denied).
Narrow Down Wasaga Beach Neighbourhood and Areas
At this point, it is time to start narrowing down areas. This is a key step to get straight before you take a trip to Wasaga Beach so you don’t waste time on areas that just won’t work for you. Make a list of the Top 5 neighborhoods from favourite to least favorite. Our recommendation would be to start exploring the neighbourhoods you like most first. Then when you can’t find something you like there, keep going down your list until you do. Even though the Wasaga Beach real estate market is booming, you can usually still find homes in your top neighbourhoods, so why settle before you have to?
Get Set Up On A Email Home Search
Realtors have access to listings before they even hit the public website sources. As soon as a listing that fits your needs hits the market you can be notified instantaneously. Home searching has never been easier!
Schedule a Neighbourhood Scouting Trip to Wasaga Beach
At this point you have done your research and probably have a good idea of which area fits your overall needs. Drive through your most desired neighbourhoods making notes of locations that appeal to you most. Make note of how close their proximity is to schools, churches, shopping and so forth.
Finalize Your List of Favourite Neighbourhoods
You are now ready to view homes in your favourite neighbourhoods. You’ve picked your desired area to live now it’s time to find you perfect home.
Find a House and Move
This is the best part! After all your research and due diligence it is time to make the final move. As a Wasaga Beach Realtor it is my goal to partner with from start to finish. I can be reached anytime at 705-331-2374 to discuss your real estate needs.