HOME BUYER’S CHECKLIST

The Home Buying Process

This list details the process that we go through with each home buyer we work with. Broken down into easy bite-sized sections; this list will help simplify the steps, and you always know what’s next!

GET PRE-APPROVED 
  • Fill out loan application
  • Obtain loan commitment
  • Receive commitment letter 
SET UP A HOME SEARCH
  • Identify home criteria
  • Identify location parameters
  • Determine price range 
SHOW HOMES
  • Choose homes to see
  • Set up appointments to view homes
  • View weekend open houses
MAKE AN OFFER
  • Review the market analysis
  • Sign the offer and negotiate terms
  • Deposit the earnest money
CONDUCT HOME INSPECTIONS
  • Mechanical and structural
  • Radon and pest
  • Chimney, roof, sewer lines, etc.
OBTAIN FINAL APPROVAL
  • Conduct appraisals
  • Secure home owner’s insurance
  • Obtain lending approval
OBTAIN TITLE COMMITMENT
  • Review the title history
  • Receive title commitment
  • Title insurance policy issued
CLOSE ON THE HOME
  • Sign documents
  • Provide funds
  • Take possession of your new home

Still have questions? Give us a call. 913-451-4888