Steps to Buy a Home

Buying a home - Buyer's Consult

BUYER'S CONSULT

Meet to discuss your wants and needs in a new home.

Review the buying process and the documents involved.

Your agent will advise and inform you of the best options.

Buying a Home - Get

GET PRE-APPROVED

We’ll connect you with a mortgage professional to review budget and loan options.

Receive a pre-approval to become a ready buyer.

Buying a Home - Tour Homes

TOUR HOMES

Receive a custom portal of home options within your pre-approved budget.

Tour the homes you love.

Review market research.

Buying a Home - Select a Dream Home

SELECT DREAM HOME

Once you’ve selected your dream home, your agent will create a comparative analysis for you to determine offer strategies.

Buying a Home - Offer / Negotiate

OFFER / NEGOTIATE

Your agent will offer and negotiate on your behalf while keeping you informed on their process and progress.

Submit your first deposit to escrow.

Buying a Home - Connect with Attorney

CONNECT WITH ATTORNEY

After your offer has been accepted, your agent may connect you with a trusted attorney to review all documents and assist in supporting you until closing.

Buying a Home - Home Inspection

HOME INSPECTION

10-14 days from offer acceptance.

Schedule a home inspection. Home inspection average costs: $700, Well: $450, Septic: $325. Results are typically available within 24 hours.

If your purchase contract includes a second deposit, it is typically around this time that it is due. Note: it must be a certified bank check.

Buying a Home - Appraisal

APPRAISAL

Your mortgage professional will order an appraisal ensuring that you do not overpay for the home.

The average cost of an appraisal is $525.

Buying a Home - Mortgage Commitment and Home Insurance

MORTGAGE COMMITMENT AND HOME INSURANCE

30 to 45 days from offer acceptance.

Connect with an insurance professional to insure your new home.

At this time, the mortgage commitment will be delivered.

Buying a Home - Final Walkthrough and Closing

FINAL WALKTHROUGH AND CLOSING

We will tour the home one final time prior to closing at your attorneys office.

At the closing you’ll receive the keys to your new home and CELEBRATE!

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