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