YES...There is a right way and a wrong way to buy a home!
Before you ever pull up Zillow or Realtor.com and start looking at homes, you should first pick up your phone and call a lender. ...Why?
Find a qualified REALTOR® -- like The Drummond Team
Have a blast looking at potential homes!
Make an offer on the house you love!
Example: $250,000 purchase price
$1,000 earnest money
You pay $249,000 at closing (through combination of cash and loans)
The Escrow Phase
This time period between offer acceptance and closing (the day you get your keys) is often called the "escrow" phase. It usually lasts between 30-45 days. There are multiple things that happen during this important phase:
We will walk you through every step of this process so that you always know what's going on and don't miss any deadlines!
1-3 days before closing; gives you a chance to ensure all repairs were completed and the house is still in acceptable condition.
Move in...it's yours!