Buyers: The Home Buying Process

Initial Consultation:

  • -Understanding your needs and expectations
  • -Georgia Real Estate Commission
  • -Choices in agency relationships
  • -Facilitator vs. Buyer Agent
  • -Your real estate professional’s role

Mortgage & Financing:

  • -Mortgage basics
  • -Pre-qualification vs. Pre-approval
  • -Your home financing strategy
  • -Criteria for choosing the right mortgage for you

Home Search Plan:

  • -Understanding your needs and expectations
  • -Appropriate price range
  • -Desired location, size, and other criteria
  • -Showings

Offers & Agreements:

  • -Preparing and submitting an offer
  • -Assisting you with all negotiations
  • -Forms, agreements, and disclosures

Pre-closing & Settlement:

  • -Assisting you with any necessary inspections and reports
  • -Completing the process
  • -A smooth transition to your new home