Steps to Buying A Home
When I represent a buyer, I have your best interests at heart.
Whether you’re buying a $100,000 home or a $1 million home, you will get my full attention, 24/7 availability, access to top attorneys and home inspectors as well as our expert and honest advice.
I believe it’s my 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 my job to make sure you not only get a great home but get it for a great price. I go above and beyond for every client from helping you find movers and home insurance to personally dropping off pizza on moving day.
This checklist contains the steps you need to follow to buy your dream home. Second, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can set up a search set for you on the MLS and email you homes which fit your search criteria. Third, check out this blog post about closing costs. This is the approximate amount of cash you will need to have available on the day of closing in addition to your down payment.
Lastly, read our blog posts which detail each step of the real estate transaction for buyers:
Step 1: Find a Realtor
Step 2: Get Preapproved for a Mortgage
Step 3: Download our home buyer’s guide
Step 4: Find the home of your dreams
Step 5: Time for Showings
Step 6: Make an offer
Step 7: Schedule the home inspection
Step 9: Wire Your Earnest Money
Step 11: Don’t spend extra money
Step 14: Read the inspection report
Step 15: The appraisal
Step 16: Hire movers and start packing
Step 17: Hook up your utilities
Step 18: Set up homeowner’s insurance
Step 19: Get your down payment ready
Step 20: Do you want a home warranty?
Step 21: Secure your new home
Step 22: What is clear to close?
Step 23: Attend the walkthrough
Step 24: Wire transfer your down payment
Step 25: Settlement and Closing
Step 26: Wrapping things up