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
1. Connect With Us To Discuss Your Wishlist
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.
2. Decide How Your Purchase Will Be Financed
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.
3. Receive listing alerts for Properties that meet your criteria
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.
4. View homes with your Agent
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.
5. Find Your Home And Write An Offer
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.
6. Acceptance, Inspection, And Appraisal
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.
7. Sign, Fund, And Record
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.
8. Receive Your Keys
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.