The Home Buying Process

  • 1

    Meet with a Real Estate Professional

    Discuss the type of home you're looking for, including style, price and location.

  • 2

    Get Pre-Approved

    You will need pay stubs, W2s, and bank statements. Knowing what you can afford is critical to a successful home shopping experience.

  • 3

    Search for Homes

    The fun part! Your agent will schedule showings and help you find the perfect home.

  • 4

    Make an Offer

    Your agent will prepare the offer based on the price and terms you choose.

  • 5

    Negotiation and Contract

    It may take a few tries to get it just right, but hang in there. You're on your way!

  • 6

    In Escrow

    You and the Seller have agreed to the price and terms. The home is effectively held for you until closing.

  • 7

    Final Details

    Perform due diligence, order the appraisal, conduct an inspection, and review terms with the lender.

  • 8


    This is the transfer of funds and ownership. A title company or an attorney typically acts as an independent third party to facilitate the closing.

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Monthly Payment

Principal & Interest $1421

Monthly Taxes $1421

Monthly HOA $1421

Monthly Insurance $1421