Whether you’re buying a $80,000 home or an $800,000 home, my buyer clients receive my full attention, extended availability, access to top service providers as well as my expert and honest advice. I believe it’s my job to not only find you the perfect home, but also to educate you throughout the entire process so you know you’re making the best short and long term financial decisions.
- First, download my buyer checklist. This list contains the steps you need to follow to buy your dream home.
- Send an email to Steve@SoldonShawnee.com so we can set up a search for you on the MLS and begin sending you homes that fit your search criteria.
- Check out this estimate of buyer’s closing costs. This is the approximate amount of cash you will need to have available on the day of closing in addition to your down payment.
Lastly, read my blog posts that detail each step of the real estate estate transaction for buyers:
Step 1: Find a Realtor
Step 2: Get Preapproved for a mortgage
Step 4: Find the home of your dreams
Step 5: Time for showings
Step 6: Make an offer
Step 7: Schedule the home inspection
Step 8: Set up homeowner’s insurance
Step 10: Your earnest money check
Step 11: Give notice to your landlord (only applies to buyers who are currently renting)
Step 12: Spend money carefully until closing
Step 14: What is the TRR/inspection period?
Step 16: Read the inspection report
Step 17: The appraisal
Step 18: Hire movers and start packing!
Step 19: Hook up your utilities
Step 20: Do you want a home warranty?
Step 21: Secure your new home
Step 22: What is “Clear to Close”?
Step 23: Attend the final walk through
Step 24: Attend the closing
Step 25: Wrap things up
AFTER CLOSING: File for Homestead Exemption!