THE BUYING PROCESS
Your Dream Home Awaits
From property hunting and price negotiations to mortgage lender and local service provider recommendations, we'll help you expertly navigate each component involved with purchasing a new home. Our white-glove approach ensures everything is "on the table" from the very first conversation. Your dream home is waiting and we can’t wait to help you find it. Get in touch to get started.
BUYER'S GUIDE: THE BASICS
Step 1: Engage a Realtor® with expertise in your market to recommend lenders, provide market color and community comparisons. Establish key priorities ("must haves" vs. "nice-to-haves") based on your lifestyle and needs. Tour prospective towns, as needed.
Step 2: Establish Budget & Secure Mortgage Pre-Approval. Working with a mortgage broker or your lender of choice, identify budget parameters for your home search and secure a letter of pre-approval from your lender.
Step 3: Begin Your Home Search. Working with your Realtor®, receive listing updates, evaluate options and tour suitable properties virtually and/or in-person. Narrow scope of search based on feedback.
Step 4: Submit An Offer. Write an offer to purchase for your home of choice, working closely with your Realtor® informed by comparable properties within the area; include any desired contingencies.
Step 5: Contract Negotiation. Upon acceptance of your offer, engage a real estate attorney to receive draft Residential Real Estate Sales Agreement from seller's attorney. Conduct home inspection, address concerns. Sign contract, release deposit & release contingencies.
Step 6: Appraisal. Your lender will schedule a certified Real Estate Appraiser to conduct a detailed analysis of your property's value within the marketplace to ensure it aligns with your Real Estate Sales Agreement.
Step 6: Final Walkthrough & Closing. Conduct a final visual inspection of the property, sign closing documents with your attorney, release funds - ownership of the property formally transfers to the buyer.
Step 7: Welcome Home! Coordinate moving details & connect with your new community. Lean on your Realtor® to recommend local service providers. community resources and help make your new house a home.