The Home Buying Process

If you haven't purchased a home in a while or you're a first time home buyer, we hope you will find this plan helpful in understanding the steps involved in the home buying process.

Initial Consultation with a REALTOR to Analyze Needs

First Steps in Buying a Home

Finding A Home

Establish a working Relationship with a Realtor

Choosing a REALTOR

Is Buyer Agency Right for You?

Financial Pre-Qualification or Pre-Approval

Credit Report

Get Pre-Approved Now

Common Closing Costs for Buyers

Select Properties

Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

Property Wish List Form

Search for Homes Now

Become a VIP Buyer

View Properties

Write an Offer to Purchase

Acceptance of Contract

Remove Contingencies

Mortgage Application





Loan Approval

Satisfy Loan Conditions

Order Title Insurance

Clear Any Title Issues

Schedule Closing

Pre-Closing Inspection

Pre-Closing Inspection Checklist

Attend Closing (Usually at Lender's Office or Buyer's Attorney's Office)

What to Keep from Your Closing


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