10 Steps to Buying a Home – Step 5 The Offer
Making an offer
When do you know you are ready to make an offer on a home? Pre-approval from lender – Check! Private home tour with agent – Check! You may look at 3 homes or 20+ homes before finding one that speaks to you, matches your needs/wants and is within your budget. Remember that finding the perfect home for you is a process and each buyers’ process is as unique as they are.
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10 Steps in Buying a Home – STEP 4: Preview Homes
Congratulations! You are now ready to get in your Realtors car and start down that path of finding your next perfect home! You’ve made it through the pre-approval process which is a difficult step and now you will be rewarded with a customized tour of homes that match your budget and hearts desires.
Shopping for a house
Buying a home is a process and that process is as unique as you are so first step is to disregard... View More
10 Step Home Buying Guide – 1. ESTABLISH A BUDGET
Establish a Budget
Buying property is a HUGE deal! It’s likely the single biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. The first step is to establish a budget and to do that you have to step back and look at your big picture. What does owning a home mean to you? How do you see yourself and your family living in the home? Is this your 5-year home or your forever home? What other activities and hobbies... View More
10 Steps in Buying a Home – STEP 3: Obtain a lender Pre-approval
Pre-approval of a loan
You have met with and committed to your Realtor and you are ready and anxious to move forward and find your perfect home. Before you get in your Realtors car to look at homes you need to talk with a lender and obtain a pre-approval.
Why is this so crucial? Knowing your buying power is well, powerful. The online calculators will give you a rough idea of your monthly PITI (principle, interest,... View More
10 Steps in Home Buying – STEP 2: Commit to a Marin Modern/San Francisco Modern Realtor
Home Buying: Call or Email a Realtor Today
The home buying process is unique and should be customized to your specific and personal needs and wants. Engaging a Realtor early on will get you started down the right path for your home buying journey.
97% of home buyers today start their search online and spend anywhere from a few weeks to several years researching and planning before contacting a Realtor. This is totally... View More
10 Step Home Buying Guide
10 Step Home Buying Puzzle resolved
Launching into the home buying process can be daunting and may feel like one of those crazy jigsaw puzzles you tackled as a kid. So many pieces - where do I start? This 10 Step Home Buying Guide, in the next 11 posts, will ease your mind. Following will be a step by step guide to propel you from start to finish and get you into your next home!
Whether you are a first time home buyer, getting... View More