Thinking of buying a home?

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Buying a Home

We understand that buying a home can be intimidating.  It’s not something you do every day.  We know you don’t take the decision lightly and neither do we!  Our goal is to make the process easy for you as we guide you through the process every step of the way. 

Whether you’re looking for your first home, buying an investment property, upgrading your current residence, or downsizing the right agent can be the difference in making your dreams come true.

8 Steps to Buying your home

Meet with one of us to talk about your wants and needs. We’ll walk you through the home search and help you understand the process of writing an offer in today’s market.​

Conventional loan? FHA Loan? Cash? Hard Money? We have experience working with buyers with all types of financing and know how to work with you whether you need to get a loan or you’re prepared with cash. In addition, our partnerships allow us to refer you to top lenders who can make the process easy for you.

Once we have discussed your wants and needs, we will get you set up on an automated home search. The search will send you homes that meet your criteria as soon as they are listed. You’ll know about new listings as soon as they hit the market. When you spot homes you really like, let us know and we’ll move to the next step, viewing homes.​

Are you ready to see your favorite homes in person? We’ll schedule home viewings with you and discuss the features of different properties to make sure you find your dream home.

You found the home you love, the next step is putting in an offer.  We’ll write the offer and send it to the listing agent. Once the seller receives your offer from their agent, they have the choice to accept, reject, or counter your offer. We will walk you through each of the possibilities and help you take the next steps.

Yay! Your offer got accepted! Next comes the inspection and appraisal. Inspections ensure everything in the home works properly and identifies any potential safety issues. An appraisal evaluates the value of the compared to the sales price. 

Once the inspection and appraisal are completed and approved, everything is set for closing. This process includes final signatures on all the paperwork. After you’ve signed the paper work, the contract is set to fund and record.

Congratulations! You just finished buying a home. We’ll get you the keys when the sale closes and you can start moving in and making memories in your dream home.

Looking for a Lender?

Need a lender to help make buying a home possible?  We partner with Ken Mundel of Caliber Home Loans to provide the best home-buying experience possible.  Ken is a highly experienced lender dedicated to providing superior service and personal expert guidance throughout the home financing process.  

Ken Mundel

Loan Consultant
NMLS# 692326


Buyer Specialists

Curtis Treadwell

Curtis was born and raised in Spokane and the surrounding areas. He loves the Lilac city and all of its many activities.  Helping people buy, sell or invest it Real Estate in the Spokane area is his passion and he works hard to get the job done. 


Brandi Smith

Brandi was born and raised in Salem, Oregon and moved to the Spokane region 3 years ago to be closer to family.
She worked most of her career in healthcare administration, but decided she was ready for a change after going through the home selling and buying process herself. Brandi’s goal in joining the real estate world is to help others through this exciting, yet important stage in their lives. In her spare time, she enjoys time with family and her dogs, houseplants, roller skating, camping and continually exploring the great areas the Spokane region has to offer.

Brendan Hollenbaugh

Brendan is a Spokane native who grew up on the South Hill and graduated from Ferris. He studied Business Marketing, International Business, and German at Northern Arizona University. He is fluent in German and lived and worked in Frankfurt. More recently his international travels took him to Thailand to work in Real Estate and he instantly fell in love with the business.  

Brendan has played Soccer since he was 4 years old, piano and the drum set. He enjoys being outdoors and especially when it is with his two Golden Retrievers.

Isiah Fowler

Isiah was born and raised in the Spokane area and  decided to get into real estate because he loves the Spokane area and it’s people. Isiah’s goal in real estate is to make the process as easy and hassle free for his clients as he can. In his spare time Isaih enjoys hiking, camping and skiing.

Colette Sherman

After being a stay at home mom for a number of years, Colette decided to go into real estate. She started in 2020 as a lead generator.  She enjoyed being a part of the Spokane Home Gurus team, and in 2021, decided to get her real estate license and become a buyer specialist. Colette has lived in the Spokane area all of her life. In her spare time she enjoys camping and boating in the beautiful Inland Northwest with her family and friends.