The Home Buying Process
I want you to feel as comfortable buying your home as I am helping with the 1000th. As a RE/MAX Real Estate Broker Associate part of my job helping you is walking through the process below. If you want to sit down and have lunch or coffee to talk about it I’d love to talk to you. Click here to get in touch!
A. First meeting with your real estate agent
Initial interview and discussion of needs.
B. Get Pre-Approved for a loan
Pre-approval can be given immediately followed by a final approval within 3-5 days.
C. Inspect properties and find the perfect home!
Phase II – Negotiating your dream home.
A. Offer to purchase
Submitted to seller through listing agent.
Normally completed within hours
C. Final Contract
Phase III – Due Diligence
A. Inspections (home & environment)
Within 5-7 days
B. Removal of contingencies
C. Waiting period prior to closing
D. Buyer responsible to purchase first year’s homeowners insurance prior to closing.
Phase IV – Closing
A. Mortgage company/Bank
B. Appraisal within 1-3 weeks
D. Title search within 1-2 weeks
E. Preparation of closing documents by title company 1-2 days prior.
F. Final wolk-through just prior to closing
G. Closing at title company
Normally takes 1 hour