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Buy and Sell Process

Home Buyer Steps

  • Decide to buy home
  • Sellect selling agent
  • Discuss financing and needs with agent
  • Meet with Mortgage Loan Officer to get prequalified for a home loan
  • Visit homes meeting your requirements
  • Present offer with initial Earnest Money

Home Seller Steps

  • Decide to sell home
  • Select listing agent
  • Prepare home for showings
  • Broker markets home
  • Receive written offer

After Offer is Accepted

  • Contingency Period begins
  • Arrange for inspections
  • Attorneys approve contract
  • Contingency Period ends, Earnest Money is due
  • Buyer applies for mortgage, appraisal and credit report
  • Seller orders Title Policy
  • Mortgage approval
  • Buyer gets Homeowners Insurance
  • Survey ordered
  • Title Search
  • Buyers/Sellers notify utilities
  • Pre-Closing Inspection
  • Closing