1. Selecting And Hiring a REALTOR or Agent.
- Why should I hire a REALTOR or Agent? And what's the difference?
- Why should I Sign A Buyer
All buyers who wish to work with an agent should sign a buyer-broker
agreement. State law requires
disclosure by your agent and a written agreement to higher a representative
and also for an agent to represent a buyer.
- Who Do I Trust?
Education, Knowledge, Eye Contact, and direct answers go a long
way in demonstrating trust. Don't forget your "gut"
- How Do I Select a REALTOR or Agent?
Are My Rights As A Buyer?
Read the info on his link...
I Buy From The Listing Agent?
It is legal if fully disclosed in advance and agreed in writing
by both buyer and seller, You will be better served with
your own representative.
- What Should A REALTOR or Agent Be Able To Do?
An agent should be able to answer your questions, help you
understand the particulars, negotiate on your behalf, clearly
communicate with you and the other agent in a concise and professional
manner, help you make an intelligent offer and interpret all details
of the transaction.
is The Difference Between Pre-Approval and Pre-Qualify?
- Know what you can afford before you
Knowing what you can afford before you shop
will save you time and frustration!
- Electronically approved for loan through
- Present Stronger offer
Being pre-approved always equals a stronger offer
- Best financing options
A knowledgeable lender will present and help you understand the
different financing options available to you. They will help you
tailor a mortgage that is just right for you.
3. What are you looking for?
- Beds & Baths
- Square Footage
- To mow or not to mow?
Tired of mowing the lawn? A Condo or townhome may
provide you with a more "maintenance free" lifestyle.
- Will I find it?
It's possible the home you purchase will be one of the listings
I email to you...
- Will you find it?
It's also possible it will be a home you see while driving through
If you are thinking new construction, be sure to take us with
you on your first visit. Remember! The sales agent at the sales
trailer represents the builder, NOT YOU!
- By Owner
Most "by owners" are more than willing to pay a buyer
agency commission. Again, be sure to bring us with you on the
first visit or have us contact the owner first.
5. Making an offer
6. Offer Accepted!
- Sellers Disclosures
- Notify Lender
- Notify Title & Open Escrow
7. Open Escrow
8. Due Diligence & Deadlines
- Home Inspection
- Title Report
- Buyers Due Diligence Checklist
- Hazard Insurance
- I Don't Want This Home After All
9. Settlement and Close
- Good Faith Estimates
- Who will be there?
- What do I need to bring? How long will
- Funding & Recording or
- Rent backs
- Getting keys
- When can we move in?