Buying a Home

Find Your Next Home And Get It At The Best Price

Buying a home can be overwhelming, confusing, and risky. There is too much information, too many choices, and too little time. You don’t want to regret your decision in a tough and competitive market. You need a clear vision of your options,  budget, and preferences. You need a trusted guide to help you navigate the complex and challenging home buying process, make sense of it all and to win negotiations.

Terry Mitterer is the Realtor you need. He has the knowledge, skill, and experience to help you locate your next home and get it at the best price. He has integrity, is proactive and resourceful making you home buying journey much easier, less stressful, and more enjoyable. He will always be honest and loyal to you. He will find the answers and propose the solutions you are looking for and will keep you updated and informed so that can make sound decisions but will never pressure you to make one. 

As your dedicated Buyers Agent, Terry Mitterer will go the extra mile for you and be there every step of the way; from research, showings & paperwork to delivering your keys. He will help you succeed and protect your best interests. Your 100% satisfaction is his #1 priority! Don’t settle for anything less.

Sellers have a Dedicated Agent protecting their best interests…. Buyers should have a Professional working for them too!

Terry Mitterer, Lighthouse Realty

The Ultimate Buyer's Guide


Terry Mitterer provides unparalleled services for Buyers. Learn more on how you can take advantage in this real estate market today by downloading this free guide. Simply enter the following info to begin your download.

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Home Buying Tips

Find The Best Home & Negotiate The Best Deal

Your First Step

Your first step to buying a home is to first ask yourself why you want to buy a home: to stop paying rent? To start building equity? To have a place of your own? To raise a family? To entertain business associates? To move up to a bigger house? Next, list what kind of home you'd like and where you would like to be. Be specific. Separate the "must haves" from the "want to haves."

Think of yourself as zeroing in on a target, going from the general to the specific. Consider area (city, suburban neighborhood, country); community (north, south, east, or west side); neighborhood (older and settled or sparkling new; a particular school zone; recreational facilities; and other community services such as transportation, day care, library, stores, entertainment). Ask yourself how many minutes you are willing to commute to work.

Think about home styles. How much space do you need? Does your situation require a one-level home, or are stairs acceptable? Consider size and kind of property. Do you want a newer home, or maybe an older one to fix up? Someday you or your heirs will want to sell. Consider how long you expect to live in this particular home.

Your Next Step: Loan Pre-Qualification

Once you have addressed the above needs, your next step in the purchasing process is to get pre-qualified with a mortgage company. This can be done over the phone or even online in a matter of minutes.

Call me and I will refer you to a mortgage professional that has an excellent reputation and track record for successfully acquiring loan approval for his/her clients.

Terry Will Find The Best Homes For You

Once you've been pre-qualified and know what price range you want to stay in, I can help you determine which properties fit your needs by using the (MLS) Multiple Listing Service system to locate them.

I have the best possible resources and communication systems available today to help you locate the homes on the market that match your specifications. You can even search my listings here at my website.

Terry Will Guide You Every Step Of The Way

I will help you complete your financing and inspections, and close on the transaction. My top priority is to make sure that your home buying experience is pleasant, cost-efficient, and successful.

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