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Buyer Information

Whether you are a first time buyer or this will be your third home purchase, below is a great deal of helpful information that will keep you informed during the home buying process.

Finding a Good Agent

  • What I Can do for You +

    The long and winding road that leads to the door of your new home can be confusing and exhausting. It Read More
  • Benefits of a Buyer's Agent +

    For most of us, buying a home is the biggest single investment we’re likely to make – and we’re only likely Read More
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Finding A Property

  • Are You Ready To Find A Property? +

    Are you ready to get started?! Once you've determined that you are ready to purchase a home, there are few Read More
  • Visiting Open Homes +

    An open house can be an opportunity for you to get information about homes and the housing market. Open houses Read More
  • Using A Property Checklist +

    When searching for a home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with information and to forget the details of each particular Read More
  • Other Considerations +

    New Home or Older Home?There are pros and cons to each. While older homes can offer interesting architectural details like Read More
  • Negotiating +

    Of course, negotiating is a huge part of the homebuying process. I will negotiate on your behalf, bringing to the Read More
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Finding A Home Loan

  • What Is A Mortgage? +

    Unless you’re planning to make an all-cash purchase (in which case you’ll be a very popular buyer!), you’re going to Read More
  • Typical Mortgage Providers +

    There are four main sources from which you can obtain a home loan: Savings and loan associations Commercial banks Mortgage Read More
  • Choosing A Mortgage +

    While there seem to be hundreds of different mortgages available, they all fall into a few basic categories. Some may Read More
  • Fixed Rate Mortgages +

    Thirty-year fixed rate loans are what most people think of when they hear the word "mortgage." Fixed rate loans are Read More
  • Adjustable Rate Mortgages +

    Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs) are attractive to many homebuyers for one reason: lower payments in the first years of the Read More
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Preparing To Buy a Home

  • Getting Prepared +

    Before you step foot into the first home you look at, it's a good idea to thoughtfully determine your wants Read More
  • First Time Buyers +

    Approaching the task of buying a home can be overwhelming. It is a complex event during which there is so Read More
  • Renting Vs. Owning +

    There’s nothing quite like a home that you can truly call your own. A place where you can have the Read More
  • How Much Do I Need? +

    The good news is that there are lots of folks out there who are very interested in lending you as Read More
  • What Can I Afford? +

    There is a rule of thumb that says that if you have the capacity to repay the mortgage, you can Read More
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Making An Offer

  • The Basics Of Making An Offer +

    A written proposal is the foundation of a real estate transaction. Therefore, you need to enter into a written contract, Read More
  • The Purchase Agreement +

    Your agent will use a standard form of Purchase Agreement, developed by the Association of Realtors ® , a local Association of Read More
  • What You Need To Know +

    The homebuying process is one of discovery. Throughout, you will receive crucial information on the condition of the property – from Read More
  • How Much Should I Offer? +

    Generally, I will help you with this. However, there are several things to consider as you develop your purchase offer: Read More
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Closing The Deal

  • What Is Escrow? +

    It is customary and prudent for a buyer and seller to have a third, disinterested party to assist them in Read More
  • The Sale Process +

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  • Your Responsibilities +

    Your role during the escrow process should be an active one. Don’t wait for the seller to volunteer information – stay Read More
  • Buyer Disclosures 101 +

    During the escrow process, you will be informed of specialized conditions that affect the home you wish to purchase. They Read More
  • The Loan Process +

    Step 1. The Application The key to the loan process going smoothly is the initial application interview. At this time Read More
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