The Home 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