Buying A Home

Buying A Home Is Exciting!

When buying a home, our team of local experts are ready to guide you through the process. We are committed to fast, professional and courteous service to help you understand and feel at ease throughout the home buying process. Our trained and licensed agents specialize in our diverse DC Neighborhoods and are prepared to find the right home and get the best price.


Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Preliminary Meeting

Meet with an agent from The Evan + Mark Team to discuss needs and wants for your new home and the home buying process.

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Mortgage Pre-Qualifiation

Initial conversation with lender to discuss general mortgage loan option that fit your need.

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Online Inventory Search

Utilize online search tools to familiarize with current inventory and preferred neighborhoods. Choose top properties to tour in person.

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Property Tours

Begin the process touring homes to see how they fit your needs and requirements. Educate yourself and your Realtor about your likes and dislikes regarding each toured property.

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Contract Offer

Upon finding your home of choice, your Realtor will walk you through the contract offer procedure. Your Realtor will negotiate contract terms on your behalf.

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Home Inspection

Spend time with the home inspector learning about your home under contract, review condition of systems and negotiate any needed repairs.

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Countdown To Closing

Your Realtor, mortgage lender and title company work together with you to pull together the pieces to purchase your home. See next page for additional details.

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team

Here are many of the actions taken to prepare for closing

Buyer's Guide - Evan and Mark Team


Work with your lender gathering needed documents and lock-in your interest rate. DO NOT APPLY FOR NEW CREDIT LIKE NEW FURNITURE OR CARS.


Your Realtor will work with you to meet all contract contingency timelines are met. Common contingencies include appraisal, financing, home inspection and more.

Title Company:

Work with title company to provide required information for closing which generally includes your contact information and preferred way of holding title.


Usually the day of settlement, you will conduct a final walk-through of the property with your Realtor. This is to confirm condition and that any requested home inspection items were completed. [/su_column]


Meet with title company to review and sign lender, recordation and disclosures to transfer ownership.


Congratulations! Upon a completed settlement, you usually get your keys to move into your new home.

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