25 Steps To Buying A Home
When we represent a buyer, we have your best interests at heart.
Whether you’re buying a $50,000 home or a $10 million home, you will get our full attention, 24/7 availability, access to top attorneys and home inspectors as well as our expert and honest advice.
We believe it’s our job to not only help you find the perfect home but also to educate you throughout the entire process so you know you’re making the best short and long term financial decisions. For most people, buying a home is the most expensive purchase you will ever make and it’s our job to make sure you not only get a great home but get it for a great price. We go above and beyond for every client from helping you find movers and home insurance to personally dropping off pizza on moving day.
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Step 1: Find a Realtor
Step 2: Get Pre-approved for a mortgage
Step 3: Download our home buyer’s checklist
Step 4: Find the home of your dreams with your agents APP.
Step 5: Time for showings!
Step 6: Review the Sellers Property Disclosure
Step 7: Pick a real estate attorney or Closing Company
Step 8: Make an offer (With Contingencies? )
Step 9: I have an accepted contract!
Step 10: Drop off your earnest money check
Step 11: Schedule the home inspection(s)
Step 12: Read the inspection report. Work with your agent to reply to the inspections
Step 13: Give notice to your landlord (only applies to tenants who are currently renting)
Step 14: Don’t spend extra money (refrain from major life changes if possible)
Step 15: Schedule the closing on your calendar
Step 16: The Appraisal should be in process. Prepare for any corrections if needed.
Step 17: Hire movers and start packing
Step 18: Set up up your utilities
Step 19: Set up homeowner’s insurance
Step 20: Get your down payment ready
Step 21: Do you want a home warranty?
Step 22: Secure your new home.
Step 23: Attend the Final walkthrough
Step 24: Wire transfer your down payment
Step 25: Closing Day!
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