Whether you are looking to buy your first home, or you are moving up, purchasing a new home is an exciting time. Your comfort and satisfaction in purchasing a new home is our number one priority. With years of experience finding dream homes for families, our team will be with you through the entire home buying process. There are a number of questions home buyers have in the initial stages of buying a home. Here are a few answers to your initial questions.
How long will it take to close on a new home?
There are a number of factors that go into purchasing your new home. Finding a home, getting financing, negotiating terms, and closing on a home all take time. Each home purchase is different, but as a general rule of thumb 30-90 days is reasonable to find and close on a new home.
When should I apply for a mortgage?
The mortgage process tends to be the most intimidating part of purchasing a new home. Starting the loan process as soon as you decide to purchase a new home will alleviate stress down the road. By getting Pre-Qualified or Pre-Approved will give you a guideline of what you will be able to spend when purchasing a new home. The sooner that you are Pre-Approved for a loan the sooner you can put in an offer on the home and begin negotiating price and terms.
How do I find the home I need?
Finding the home that is perfect for you and your family should begin by making a list and letting your Real Estate Agent know what the qualifications you have for a home are. By developing a list of needs, wants, and bonuses your Real Estate Agent will be able to narrow the search for homes that fit your criteria. Things to consider when putting a list together include;
Number of Bed/Bathrooms
We have gone through this process with buyers for years. We can help you navigate through the process of finding and closing on your new home.