4 Steps to Buying a Home
1. Get Your Finance Game in Order
Before driving around to see houses, reach out to your local bank or a recommended lender to get pre-approved for a loan. This will help you establish a price range and focus your search.
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Do I need a Realtor to buy a home?
Yes! While consumers have access to a plethora of information, that doesn't meen you don't need an experienced Realtor to help you navigate the often complicated and nuanced buying process. A real estate transaction is a complex process that requires a particular skillset, and buyers will continue to requre advocacy, negotiation support, and general guidance.
Does it cost anything to hire a Realtor to help me buy?
No! We are paid buy the seller's broker at closing, so there's no cost to you.
Do I need a home inspector?
Yes! Would you buy a used car without having a mechanic look at it first? We'll provide a list of the areas top rated inspectors.
Can I afford to buy a home?
Knowing how much home you can afford is crucial. Many buyers don't have a clue. Contact us today and we'll put you in touch with the area's leading lenders to find out if you qualify for a home loan.