Buyer and Seller Resources

Overview of the Buying Process:

  • Decide to Buy
  • Call Lender for pre-qualification
  • Locate Realtor to partner with you
  • Make your list of Wishes, Must Haves and Desires in your New Home
  • Evaluate the current properties that fit your needs
  • Make Offer
  • Seller accepts the Offer
  • Schedule a Property Inspection
  • Lender orders the Appraisal
  • Lender orders the Title
  • Lender orders the Survey
  • Close date is set
  • You get the Keys to your New Home

Remember Real Estate is a long term investment, not an overnight cash cow

Moving Tips For Sellers and Buyers
  • Decide whether you want to use a professional mover or a rental service and move yourself
  • Make sure all your furniture will fit in your new home
  • You may want to rent a disposal unit to discard clutter and make the move easier
Develop a list of all those who need to know your new address and phone number.
  • DMV
  • Bank
  • Credit Cards
  • Friends
  • Family
Benefits of Home Ownership
  • Stability
  • Decorate to your taste
  • Tax Benefits
  • Asset building
Benefits of Home Ownership

Seller’s Resources:

Even if you have current survey, FEMA Flood Plain Maps have been redrawn, check your property to see if it is in the flood Plain.

Moving Tips For Sellers and Buyers
  • Decide whether you want to use a professional mover or a rental service and move yourself
  • Make sure all your furniture will fit in your new home
  • You may want to rent a disposal unit to discard clutter and make the move easier

What To Do While Your Home Is Being Shown
  • Turn on all lights
  • Leave the property, (buyer's aren't comfortable with seller there
  • Turn on some soft low music
  • Set out some room fresheners
  • Open the blinds
  • Put up the Pets