Home Buying Process

From developing your budget to signing your name on the dotted line, learn more about the home buying process.

The Tools to Help You Find Your Home

Once you’ve defined your home search goals, discussed them with your Reatlor® Haris, and have spoken with a mortgage professional to see what your buying power is . Are you ready to find your dream home!

Picking a mortgage lender is a big decision. Choose the Right Mortgage Lender. They’ll be handling what’s likely the biggest transaction of your life. Here is a mortgage checklist to help you with a home buying process.

Home Shopping

Now the fun part can begin! You will likely want to refine your search criteria, determine which neighborhoods you are interested in, and what needs you have in a home. If selected as your agent, I can help make suggestions based on your criteria as well.

If you’re like most buyers, you’ve probably already started your home search online! I can help you personalize your search to make the process of buying a home as easy as possible.

Narrow a specific neighborhood or school district. Learn about the communities you are interested in, save searches, favorite listings, and receive property alerts when new listings matching your search criteria become available.

These are just a few of the tools that can help make finding a home as seamless as possible. Contact Realtor® Haris today to learn more! Check out some of the reviews.

Make an Offer

Once you find a home you love, it’s time to make an offer. I will work alongside you to negotiate a fair offer and can help you understand the terms of your contract. If your offer is accepted by the seller, you’ll move onto the next phase which may involve an inspection and appraisal, bringing you one step closer to home ownership!

Prepare for Closing

This is the final step of your home buying journey. Closing is the official transfer of ownership from the seller to the buyer. At closing, you will sign your mortgage paperwork to solidify your purchase. From there, you officially become a homeowner and will be handed the keys to your new home! Here is a blog post about closing costs.

Welcome Home!

Put on your party hat, it’s time to celebrate! You are a new homeowner and it’s time to start making memories in a new home. 

I would love to help you through the home buying process. Please contact me today to find out how you can get started on this journey.

Getting ready to buy a home? More real estate advice on home buying can be found here.

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