DEFINE YOUR REAL ESTATE WISH LIST

What Do You Want or Need?

Spend some time clarifying your housing priorities.

  • Would you prefer a residential home or a townhome?
  • Are schools important to you or not? Should the back yard be big or small?
  • How many bedrooms and bathrooms would you like?
  • Is a big kitchen more important than a workshop?
  • Do you want a pristine property or a fixer-upper?
  • How much time do you have for a home search?
  • What is your preferred communication style – text, email, phone?

Pre-Qualify Your Financing

How much can you spend? Many mortgage lenders provide special financing for healthcare professionals. Pre-qualifying for a loan will clarify your price point, which ultimately defines where you can find a home.

Choose Your Commute

How close do you need to be to work? In Houston, rush-hour traffic periodically turns the freeways into parking lots, impeding cross-town traffic. Newcomers will want to limit their exposure to traffic problems. 

Finding a Home in Houston

After you define your wish list...