BUYING

The home-buying process can seem daunting to potential homebuyers, but a qualified real estate professional who understands the entire process can help ease many of these worries.

STEP 1

Get Ready for Home Ownership

Discovery

  • Build a good credit history
  • Get mortgage pre-approval
  • We help you find out what type of mortgages you quality for
  • Save up for a down payment

Step 2

Find a Real Estate Professional

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Work with an agent you can trust

  • Get a referral from friends, family, and work colleagues
  • We make sure you understand the terms
  • We question you about your needs and expectations

Step 3

Find the Right Property

Start the search

  • Think about what's important to you
  • Look at the amenities
  • Location is usually the first thing our clients think of
  • We make sure to figure in taxes, utilities and other fees

Step 4

Finance the Property

Double check funds

  • Contact your bank / mortgage broker
  • We help with the communication
  • Title is usually checked at this time
  • We make sure you understand the terms

Step 5

Make an Offer

Time to close

  • Ensure the property is inspected
  • Acquire title insurance
  • Read all contracts before signing
  • Only one offer will result in a sale

Step 6

Closing & Life After

Lets move in

  • Protect your new asset by obtaining insurance
  • Maintain files—digital or print
  • Set a move date and hire movers
  • Get to know your neighbors
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