Do you own or rent? Work with a lender to determine your buying power, and come up with a deposit and down payment
Determine the best type of loan for you. Choose a lender. Get qualified for a mortgage.
Select an area you want to be in. Determine and find the type of home you’re looking for – new, resale, short sale or a foreclosure. With your Realtor, determine your must-haves and priorities for valuing a house and discuss the current market.
Determine negotiating strategies, contingencies, home warranties, inspections and making an offer with your Realtor.
Review and discuss the closing process, identify the buyer’s closing costs, title insurance, and go over how escrow works. Then, you get the keys!