Ready to Buy a Home?

It is key to work with a seasoned agent. Following is a broad overview of the process.

Let's start with a plan...

Step One

Know your objectives

  • The motivation
  • Price Range
  • Current marketplace
  • Ideal features
  • Target Neighborhood

Planning and Preparation

  • Discuss Objectives and Process
  • Select a lender and begin loan approval process
  • Obtain loan approval letter

Step Two

Let's Find Your Home:

  • See a curated Home Collection tailored just for you
  • Organize your favorite homes in your Collection
  • Receive notifications of new listings as they hit market
  • Attend open houses

Time To Make An Offer:

  • Review Market Analysis & Purchase Contract
  • Discuss economic considerations/strategy for price and terms
  • Get prepared for multiple-offer strategies (as needed)
  • Gather an Offer package with buyer highlights
  • Demonstrate proof of funds for down payment
  • Negotiate an offer price to help optimize the winning bid

Step Three

Once Offer Is Accepted:

  • Wire deposit in escrow
  • Notify Lender to begin loan and appraisal process
  • Review/sign escrow instructions
  • Contact insurance agent for coverage
  • Provide escrow with vesting

Time to Inspect:

  • Schedule inspections
  • Review reports and disclosures
  • Approve or negotiate repairs
  • Review/approve title report
  • Schedule walk-through prior to close

Step Four

Just before the Close:

  • Review/approve closing statement and escrow documents
  • Arrange wire to escrow for the down payment & closing costs
  • Transfer utilities in your name
  • Closing, Key delivery... Celebration!

 

Working Together Again

  • Future Properties
  • Providing Resources
  • Referrals and Reviews

Let's Get Moving

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