STEPS TO BUYING 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 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. Make sure to read up on reviews from past clients on our About us page.
First, download our buyer checklist. This checklist contains the steps you need to follow to buy your dream home. Second, send us an email at Edwards-realty-group.com so we can set up a search set for you on the MLS and email you homes which fit your search criteria. Lastly, read our blog posts which detail each step of the real estate estate transaction for buyers:
Step 1: Find a Realtor
Step 2: Get Preapproved for a mortgage
Step 3: Find the home of your dreams
Step 4: Time for showings
Step 5: Make an offer
Step 6: Schedule the home inspection
Step 7: I have an accepted contract. Now what?
Step 8: Drop off your earnest money check
Step 9: Give notice to your landlord (only applies to tenants who are currently renting)
Step 10: Don’t spend extra money
Step 11: Schedule the closing on your calendar
Step 12: What is the inspection period?
Step 13: Attend the home inspection
Step 14: Read the inspection report
Step 15: Review the HOA/condo documents (only applies to buyers who are purchasing condos or homes with HOA)
Step 16: The apprasial
Step 17: Hire movers and start packing
Step 18: Hook up your utilities
Step 19: Set up homeowner’s insurance
Step 20: Get your down payment ready
Step 21: Do you want a home warranty?
Step 22: Secure your new home
Step 23: What is clear to close?
Step 24: Attend the walk through
Step 25: Wire transfer your down payment
Step 26: Attend closing
Step 27: Wrapping things up