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
Ordering the appraisal
Secure financing & obtaining the clear to close
Step 5 – Closing.
The final walk through
Schedule the move
Change over utilities