Steps In The Buying Process

1. Financing – preapproval from a lender is essential in today’s market, or proof of funds if a cash purchase

2. Find the right house, at the right price, when you want it

3. Prepare the offer – Residential Purchase Agreement


Length of escrow

Earnest money/ good faith deposit (3% of purchase price is standard)

Down payment and loan amount, unless a cash purchase

Other terms – financing, inspections, home warranty, escrow and title companies

4. We negotiate the offer to ensure you get the best price with the terms that are important to you, and in the timeframe you want the home