While the coronavirus may have many of us sidelined from our usual activities, you don’t have to press pause on your real estate plans just because you are staying home.  Here are four things you can do right now to keep your home search on track, so you’re ready to go when this health crises subsides.


Pre-approval for a mortgage will give you a better understanding of what you can afford, and it shows you are a serious buyer.  Gather your necessary documents like your income verification, credit history, and asset documentation while you are spending some time at home and reach out to a lender for assistance.


Today, more than ever, it’s important to start working with a trusted real estate advisor … so you’re ready to move quickly when it is time.  Whether you chat by phone or by video, The Cal Yoder Team can help you understand how to navigate the changing dynamics to today’s market without bringing your plans to a standstill.


This is a great time to investigate down payment assistance programs, especially if you might benefit from a low down payment option when you make your home purchase.


You might not be able to view homes for sale in person right now, but you can still look online for what’s available in your area.  Use virtual tours and listings to take note of your must-haves and nice-to-haves in the potential home.  Download our KW App to give you hyperlocal information for neighborhoods, plus, the app’s “Collections” feature will allow clients to create groups of properties they’re interested in.  Please download the KW App here:  https://kwri.app.link/KW2WCY1BJ to start your collection today.

Don’t put your dreams on hold.  This still may be the year to buy your home.  Let us help you through the journey by calling 717-413-0744 or e-mailing calyoder@kw.com.