Step By Step Guide To Buying Your Home
The home buying process can be an intense ride, but it's easier when you have a clear path and a great guide! This article is designed to help you through the process, and hits many points from preparing your finances, finding a home, and after you get the keys.
Preparing Your Finances:
"Preparing your finances is the very first step in buying a home. This will allow you to find the price range that fits your budget before you start looking at homes. If you begin your home search in a higher price range than you are approved for, you are setting yourself up for disappointment. Start preparing your finances right from the start and you'll be ready for the next step."
- Know your credit history
- Calculate your Debt-To-Income
- Gather your tax, financial, & employment documents
- Find a mortgage lender
- Complete your loan pre-approval
Find A Home:
"Once you have prepared your finances to buy a home, the next step is to find one. This is the fun part of the home buying process, but it can also be exhausting. Following the steps below will help you determine a clear path to finding the best house that fits your needs."
- Find a good realtor
- Research local areas
- Search for homes online
- Visit homes in person
- Make an offer
Get The Keys:
"Now that you have prepared your finances and found a home, it's time to close the transaction and get the keys! These items need to be handled in a timely manner. Your realtor will help guide you through each step. You can use this section as a reference as you are moving through the final steps of buying your new home."
- Negotiate the transaction terms
- Deposit earnest money
- Perform inspections
- Perform appraisal
- Close the transaction
As an agent with EXIT Realty Cherry Creek, Sage specializes in helping buyers, sellers, and investors
area. Sage understands the hassle and pressure involved with real estate and can help you with the
information you need to make the best decisions! Sage is passionate about the needs and goals of her
clients and aspire to make sure they are pleased and happy throughout the entire buying and/or selling
process. Whether relocating in the city or out-of-state, Sage will help guide you through with the utmost
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