Understand the process of buying your home

The Buying Process

We Make It As Easy As 1-2-3!

1) Prepare for Search

·    Engage agent 3 - 6 months before target close date

·    Create "Wants & Needs" list

·    Identify budget and down payment

·    Validate budget versus homes meeting "Wants & Needs"

·    Choose a loan program

·    Obtain a pre-approval

2) Search for Home

·    Set up automated search to report on new listings

·    Visit several (8 - 14) homes to finalize preferred location & amenities

·    Revise search and budget based on livability from actual showings

·    Compare monthly cost across subsequent attractive homes

·    Make offer on preferred home

3) Conduct Escrow

·    Deliver deposit check to escrow company

·    Pick and schedule inspections

·    Make moving plans

·    Review disclosures and inspection results

·    Make repair request as appropriate

·    Remove contingencies

·    Verify repairs (if agreed)

·    Accelerate packing & finalize move plans

·    Sign final documents at escrowGuidant Logo

·    Schedule utilities to begin

·    Close and receive keys!

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