Buying A Home
Buying A Home Is Exciting!
Imagine buying your dream home. Let our experience in the Washington, DC real estate market help you make it happen.
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.
Meet with an agent from The Evan + Mark Team to discuss needs and wants for your new home and the home buying process.
Initial conversation with lender to discuss general mortgage loan option that fit your need.
Online Inventory Search
Utilize online search tools to familiarize with current inventory and preferred neighborhoods. Choose top properties to tour in person.
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.
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.
Spend time with the home inspector learning about your home under contract, review condition of systems and negotiate any needed repairs.
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.
Here are many of the actions taken to prepare for closing
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.
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.
Ready To Get Started Buying A Home?
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