HOME BUYING 101

The home buying process

Buying real estate can be an intimidating process, especially if you've never purchased a home before.  This chart helps break down the steps and answers that one very frequent question:

How do I buy a house?

CONTACT REALTOR

Determine needs and timeline.

SHOP FOR HOME

CONTACT LENDER

Determine budget and timeline.

SUBMIT OFFER

(& Counteroffers)

* Once offer is signed around...*

OPEN ESCROW *Realtor will do

DEPOSIT EARNEST $$

SCHEDULE INSPECTIONS

NEGOTIATE REPAIRS

DOCUMENTS TO LENDER

ORDER APPRAISAL

*Lender will do

SIGN FINAL DOCUMENTS

GET KEYS & MOVE IN!