Buying Your New Home

Phase One

What is Your Motivation Planning and Preparation Understanding the Market Personal Timing and Seasonal Considerations

What is your motivation to buy?

What price range are you considering?

What is your timeline to move?

What are your ideal features and "non-negotiables"?

What are you looking for in a neighborhood?

Discuss objectives and process

Select a lender and begin loan approval process

Obtain loan approval letter

Sign exclusive buyer-broker agreement

Research neighborhoods of interest

Analysis of active, pending and sold transactions

Review contracts and timelines

Personal timing and seasonal considerations

Market forces; supply v. demand, macro v. micro

Phase Two

Finding Your Home Offers and Negotiation Strategies

Browse and review online listings

Notification of new and off-market properties

Attend open houses

Select your ideal location and home

Learn about the Purchase Contract

Discuss multiple-offer strategies (as needed)

Offer presentation and highlighting buyer strengths

Negotiate to optimize price and terms

Acceptance of offer/counter-offers

Phase Three

Escrow Process Inspections and Disclosures

Notify escrow of acceptance and send fully executed contract

Wire initial deposit to escrow per terms of agreement

Notify lender to begin the loan and order appraisal

Sign and return opening package of escrow instructions

Contact insurance agent regarding homeowners coverage

Provide escrow with vesting (title) information

Schedule all desired home inspections, including termite report

Review all disclosures and reports

Approve or negotiate repairs based on the inspection reports

Review and approve preliminary tile report

Meet deadlines and remove contractual contingencies

Schedule final walk-through prior to close of escrow

Phase Four

Closing Working Together Again

Review closing statement from escrow

Meet with escrow to sign loan documents

Arrange to wire the down payment and closing cost

Transfer utilities to new location

Closing, key delivery and celebration

Staying in touch

Second homes and investment properties

Providing resources and introductions

Referrals, testimonials and reviews

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