Steps to Buy a Home
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.
We’ll connect you with a mortgage professional to review budget and loan options.
Receive a pre-approval to become a ready buyer.
Receive a custom portal of home options within your pre-approved budget.
Tour the homes you love.
Review market research.
SELECT DREAM HOME
Once you’ve selected your dream home, your agent will create a comparative analysis for you to determine offer strategies.
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.
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.
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.
Your mortgage professional will order an appraisal ensuring that you do not overpay for the home.
The average cost of an appraisal is $525.
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.
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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Brooke Group Real Estate is licensed under the global real estate brand of eXp Realty
15 N Main St | Suite 100
West Hartford, CT 06107