We believe strongly that a properly detailed and executed plan achieves the best results for you. The following is an overview of the home buying process which we will guide you through, including what we do to find you your ideal home and complete a successful transaction.
What are your objectives?
What is your motivation to buy?
What price range are you considering?
What is your timeline to move?
What are your ideal features and “non-negotiables”?
What are you looking for in a neighborhood?
Discuss objectives and home buying process
Select a lender and begin the loan approval process
Obtain a loan approval letter
Sign an exclusive buyer-broker agreement with your Realtor®
Research neighborhoods of interest with your Realtor®
Analysis of active, pending and sold transactions
Review contracts and timelines
Market forces: supply v. demand, macro v. micro
The numbers: trends and metrics
Finding Your Home:
Browse and review online listings with your Realtor®
Review how online websites work with your Realtor®
Daily updates from your Realtor®
Notification of new and off-market properties
Attend open houses and property tours with your Realtor®
Select your ideal location and home
Offers and Negotiation Strategies:
Learn about the purchase contract from your Realtor®
Multiple offer strategies (as needed)
Offer presentation and highlighting buyer strengths
Negotiate to optimize price and terms
Acceptance of offer/counter offers
Notify escrow of acceptance and send fully executed contract
Wire initial deposit to escrow per terms of agreement
Notify lender to begin loan process and order appraisal
Sign and return opening package of escrow instructions
Contact insurance agent regarding homeowner coverage
Provide escrow with vesting (title) information
Inspections and Disclosures:
Schedule all desired home inspections, including termite report
Review all disclosures and reports
Approve or negotiate repairs based on inspection reports
Review and approve all seller and state required disclosures
Review and approve preliminary title report
Meet deadlines and remove contractual contingencies
Schedule final walk-through prior to close of escrow
A simple solution to bridge the gap between the home you have and the home you want.
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