Steps to Buying your New Home

When we represent a buyer, we have your best interests at heart. Whether you’re buying a $100,000 home or a $10 million home, you will get our full attention, 24/7 availability, access to top attorneys, title companies and home inspectors as well as our expert and honest advice. We believe it’s our 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. For most people, buying a home is the most expensive purchase you will ever make and it’s our job to make sure you not only get a great home, but get it for a great price. We go above and beyond for every client from helping you find movers and home insurance to personally dropping off pizza on moving day.

First, download our buyer checklist. This checklist contains the steps you need to follow to buy your dream home. Second, send us an email at Linda@CrossroadsRealtyTeam.com so we can set up a search set for you on the MLS and create a custom MLS portal where you will be able to view homes which fit your search criteria.

Lastly, read our blog posts which detail each step of the real estate transaction for buyers:

Step 1: Find a Realtor

Step 2: Get Pre-approved for a mortgage

Step 3: Download our home buyer’s checklist

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: I have an accepted contract. Now what?

Step 9: Drop off your 1st earnest money check

Step 10: Give notice to your landlord (only applies to tenants who are currently renting)

Step 11: Don’t spend extra money

Step 12: Schedule the closing on your calendar

Step 13: What is the attorney review/inspection period?

Step 14: Gather funds for your 2nd earnest money payment

Step 15: Tips for attending the home inspection

Step 16: Read the inspection report

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Step 18: The appraisal

Step 19: Hire movers and start packing

Step 20: Hook up your utilities

Step 21: Set up homeowner’s insurance

Step 22: Get your down payment ready

Step 23: Do you want a home warranty?

Step 24: Secure your new home

Step 25: What is clear to close?

Step 26: Attend the walk through

Step 27: Wire transfer your down payment

Step 28: Attend closing

Step 29: Wrapping things up

Questions? Call me at 954-464-5434 or email me at Linda@CrossroadsRealtyTeam.com.