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Home Buying Process

Home Buying Process

THE HOME BUYING PROCESS

The home buying process can seem like a daunting task, however with the right help & proper expectations the process can be very smooth and fulfilling.  Take a look at the brief break-down of the buying process!

Step 1 – Why is now the right time?

How long are you planning on living in your next home?

Consider the benefits to owning a home.

Step 2 – Get preapproved for a mortgage.

How much can you afford?

What are the different loan programs available? (FHA, VA, Conventional)

Make sure your credit is in good shape.

Step 3 – Find your dream home.

What kind of home are you purchasing? (Single-family, condo, lake home, townhouse, farm, investment, etc.)

How many bedrooms and bathrooms?

Are school districts important?

Step 4 – The contract process.

The home inspection & termite inspection

Review disclosures

Ordering the appraisal

Secure financing & obtaining the clear to close

Step 5 – Closing.

The final walk through

Schedule the move

Change over utilities