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How to Limit Challenges During the California Luxury Homebuying Journey

by Tyler Grossman 02/04/2019

Buying a California luxury house should be a stress-free experience. However, challenges may arise that prevent you from discovering your dream residence in Los Angeles, San Francisco or any other Golden State city or town.

Luxury homebuyers who understand the ins and outs of the California real estate market may be better equipped than others to enjoy a stress-free homebuying experience. In fact, these buyers likely can address potential problems before they get out of hand.

Now, let's take a look at three problems that California luxury homebuyers may encounter, as well as ways to resolve such issues.

1. Honing Your Luxury Home Search

When it comes to pursuing a California luxury house, it helps to enter the real estate market with homebuying criteria. That way, you can narrow your luxury home search and speed up the homebuying journey.

Think about where you want to live in California. For example, if you want to live close to Disneyland, you may want to pursue luxury houses in and around Anaheim. Or, if you want quick, easy access to Staples Center, you may choose to check out luxury residences in Los Angeles.

2. Obtaining a Jumbo Mortgage

A jumbo mortgage is a must-have for most California luxury homebuyers. Although homebuyers sometimes think it can be tough to obtain a jumbo mortgage, meeting with lenders will enable you to quickly and effortlessly get the financing you need to buy a Golden State luxury home.

Of course, when you meet with lenders, don't hesitate to ask lots of questions about jumbo mortgages. Lenders employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists who can teach you about a variety of jumbo mortgage options. With expert insights into jumbo mortgages, you can make an informed mortgage decision.

3. Determining How Much to Spend on a Luxury Home

You know that you want to buy a California luxury house, but you're uncertain about whether to submit an offer to purchase at, above or below a seller's initial home asking price. Luckily, real estate agents are available who can help you put together a competitive offer on any Golden State luxury residence.

Hiring a real estate agent who possesses luxury housing market experience is a must, particularly for those who are searching for a California luxury residence for the first time. A real estate agent can provide a broad assortment of housing market data. Also, he or she will make it simple to submit an offer to purchase a luxury residence that matches a seller's expectations.

Let's not forget about the comprehensive support that a real estate agent can provide at each stage of the homebuying journey, either. If you have questions as you pursue a luxury residence in San Diego, Sacramento or any other California city or town, a real estate agent is happy to respond to them at any time.

Limit challenges as you pursue a California luxury home – collaborate with a real estate agent, and you can receive plenty of assistance throughout the Golden State luxury homebuying journey.

About the Author

Tyler Grossman

It's been an exciting decade working in the trenches of Marin Real estate!  Experiencing all the highs and lows of the always changing Marin market.  In fact, it can be different from street to street, week to week, and certainly for each and every home.  As a Marin native, I know the ins and outs of all the various neighborhoods, including schools, parks/trails, restaurants/shopping, transportation, and all the various aspects I need to know for our clients.  I feel so blessed to be able to raise my 2 children (Reed -7, Paige - 5) here with my wife Beth.  Although expensive, we know every day why it's worth it!

I partner with my mom Marti, who has over 30 years of experience in the business and has been very successful and highly respected.  Together we pool our experience, knowledge base, technical savvy, networking groups, and provide our clients with a true value of 2 for the price of 1.  Marti has excellent working and friendly relationships with all the older guard or agents, as i do with the more contemporary ones.  We are always leveraging our relationships to put our clients in the best positions.

Team Grossman has a long track record of sales success that we are happy to share with you.  We are as comfortable and committed to selling $250,000 co-op's to $2M estates.  We are 100% committed to our clients throughout the real estate relationship and beyond. We earn the trust and respect of our clients, who recognize that we are always willing to go above and beyond to provide the best service we can possible give, in order to make your real estate buying or selling needs come true. 

I have been in real estate since 2005, including every time of residential sale, including single family homes, condominiums, townhomes, income investment properties, bank owned properties (REOs) short sales, houseboats and land. Over the years, I have earned the trust and respect of my clients, and often made good new friends along the way.  I have been recognized by my company for various Sales Achievement and Client Service Awards throughout my career.

I ask that you meet with us to get to know us and how we run our business, and allow us to earn your business.  Thanks for that opportunity and can't wait to hear from you.

- Tyler