Buying a home can be complicated even for seasoned homebuyers, but this is especially true for first-timers pursuing their dreams of homeownership. Today we’ll break down the home buying process into steps so that the inexperienced can know what they have to look forward to.

For your convenience, I’ve provided timestamps below so that you can navigate our discussion in the video above at your leisure.

0:37—Picking the right Realtor to work with
1:28—Picking a quality loan officer
3:21—Listing out your wants and needs
4:44—Going out to look at properties
5:29—Upfront fees to expect:

  • 5:50—Earnest money
  • 6:30—Option money
  • 7:15—Inspection fee
  • 8:05—Appraisal fees

What you learned today is the home buying process in a nutshell, but if you’d like more detailed information, contact me today to schedule a consultation.

I’d be more than happy to sit down, discuss the process with you, and, more importantly, show you sample contracts and more so that when it comes time for you to begin the home buying journey, you’re not lost in a foreign world. I want to help you be comfortable making the decisions that you need to make for your family’s future.