Buyer's Guide

A Step-by-Step Home Buyer's Guide

Buying a home is one of the most exciting milestones of your life. To prepare yourself for this moment, you need to know what to expect during the process. This step-by-step home buyer’s guide created by your agent will help reduce the stress of buying a home and help you enjoy the journey as much as possible.


Step 1: Buyer Kick-Off

We’ll meet to discuss the buying process and your wants and needs to start your home search. We’ll also discuss client vs. customer and buyer agency. 

Step 2: Buyer Agency

Sign the buyer agency so we can work on your behalf and start your home search. 

Step 3: Search

We’ll set up your search parameters and get you set up on a Compass search. You’ll be alerted to new properties and we’ll start to go on showings. 


Step 4: Showings

Let your agent know when you see a property you like and they will set up a showing. They’ll walk you through the property right away. 

Step 5: Make an Offer

We’ll guide you through the process of putting together an offer with strong terms. Your agent will represent you get a counter offer if necessary. 

Step 6: Accepted Offer

Once your receive an accepted offer you’ll work with your agent to submit earnest money and go over dates and deadlines.


Step 7: Inspection

You as the buyer will order an inspection. Your agent will guide you through the report and negotiate on your behalf if necessary. 

Step 8: Appraisal

Your lender will order an appraisal. Your agent will guide you through negotiation and an amendment if necessary. 

Step 9: Closing

There will be a final walk-through and you’ll sign all of the paperwork with the title company and lender. Then you get the keys and move in! 


After signing the final paperwork to complete the purchase, you are now the owner of a new house. It may take a few days for your loan to be funded once the paperwork has been returned to the lender, but once that check is delivered to the seller, you’ll be all set to move into the home of your dreams.

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By fully understanding what your goals are, we develop a plan that fits your preferences and budget. We accomplish so much more when we put you, the client, above all else - and that is what we always strive for.