Eight Joyful Stages to Buying Your New Home

Stage One
  • Buyer consultation (1 hour)
  • Market and process education
  • Analyze wants and needs
  • Sign buyer representation contract
Stage Two
  • Meet with a preferred lender (1 hour)
  • Obtain pre-approval
  • Provide initial documentation
Stage Three
  • House hunting (as little as 1 day)
  • View properties
  • Go to open houses
  • Write offer with agent
Stage Four
  • Negotiate offer (1-3 days)
  • Accept a purchase agreement
  • Earnest money will be deposited
Stage Five
  • Inspection period (8 days)
  • Hire a preferred inspector
  • Negotiate any repairs
Stage Six
  • Loan process (15-20 days)
  • Provide a lot of paperwork to your lender multiple times
  • Pay for appraisal
  • Receive loan disclosure
  • Decide on home owners Insurance
Stage Seven
  • Packing and preparing (10-20 days)
  • Closing and final walk-through scheduled
  • Setup utilities to transfer to new place
  • Get certified funds for closing
Stage Eight
  • Final walk-through and Closing (2-3 hours)
  • Sign paperwork
  • Happy Dance!
  • Get keys and move into your new dream home!