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Steps For Buying A Home

Steps For Buying A Home
1st
  • Customer is considering buying a home.
  • Buyer selects a real estate
  • Buyers talks to a lender about getting preapproved.
2nd
  • Buyer determines what features they want in home.
  • Broker starts searching for homes that meet buyer criteria.
  • Buyers begin preapproval process with lender.
3rd
  • Broker gives buyer list and buyer drives and views homes, yards, and neighborhoods to determine what they want to see.
  • Broker schedules appointments and they go see homes together.
4th
  • Broker and buyer meet to evaluate homes they saw and buyer reassesses their criteria.   Broker schedules more homes.
  • Buyer and Broker see more homes.
5th
  • Buyer selects home.
  • Broker writes offer with buyer.
  • Broker presents offer to seller’s
6th
  • Negotiations occur and offer is accepted.
  • Home inspections are scheduled and completed.
  • Mortgage approval is obtained subject to appraisal.
Final
  • Appraisal is completed satisfactorily to lender.
  • Walk through home prior to closing.  Closing.
  • As soon as deed is recorded – get keys to your new home!
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