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Steps To Buy A Home

When we represent a buyer, we have your best interests at heart. Whether you’re buying a $100,000 home or a $10 million home, you will get our full attention, 24/7 availability, access to top attorneys and home inspectors as well as our expert and honest advice.  We believe it’s our job to not only find you the perfect home but also to educate you throughout the entire process so you know you’re making the best short and long-term financial decisions. For most people, buying a home is the most expensive purchase you will ever make and it’s our job to make sure you not only get a great home but get it for a great price.  We go above and beyond for every client from helping you find movers and home insurance to personally dropping off pizza on moving day. To read reviews about us from past clients visit Zillow.

Step 1:  Find a Realtor

Step 2:  Get Preapproved for a mortgage

Step 3: Download our mobile app

Step 4:  Find the home of your dreams

Step 5: Time for showings

Step 6: Pick a real estate attorney

Step 7: Make an offer

Step 8:  Schedule the home inspection

Step 9:   I have an accepted contract. Now what?

Step 10:  Drop off your earnest money (money order or cashier check)

Step 11: Give notice to your landlord (only applies to tenants who are currently renting)

Step 12:  Don’t spend extra money

Step 13:  Schedule the closing on your calendar

Step 14:  What is the review/inspection period?

Step 15:  Attend the home inspection

Step 16:  Read the inspection report

Step 17:  Request repairs from the seller

Step 18:  The appraisal

Step 19: Hire movers and start packing

Step 20:  Hook up your utilities

Step 21:  Set up homeowner’s insurance

Step 22:  Get your down payment ready

Step 23:  Do you want a home warranty?

Step 24:  Clear to close.

Step 25  Attend the walkthrough

Step 26:  Wire transfer your funds

Step 27: Attend closing

Step 28: Wrapping things up