Home Buying 101

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Home Buying 101

Buying a home has many special rewards. There are several steps in the process of buying a home, and I have grouped them into 4 phases, each phase has several steps within it. Take your time to go through them as slow or as fast as you want. Each section is packed with information and various links to more resources.

Phase 1: Thinking About Buying

Phase 2: Looking At Homes

Phase 3: The Purchase Agreement

Phase 4: Loan Approval and The Closing

Association Specific Information

Figure out your needs Looking at homes Making an offer that counts Closing Costs Explained Condo or Townhouse Concept
Monthly cost of owning a home Types of homes The Purchase Agreement Title Work High Rise vs Low Rise Condo
Ideal Neighborhood Single Family Homes Buyer Letter to Seller Appraisals Purpose of the Homeowners Association
Mortgages Town Homes Inspections: Why get one? Underwriting Professional management vs Self Managed
The FHA Mortgage Condominium Radon Testing Utility Bills Association Dues
The Conventional Mortgage Twin Homes Sewer Line Scope Inspection Preparing for the Closing Why Association Dues Vary
The Adjustable Rate Mortgage Multi-Family Homes Fireplace Chimney Inspection The Closing Reserve Funds
Department Of Veterans Affairs Mortgage Types of sellers / Trad. / SS / FC Mechanicals Questions for the Association
Pre-Qualified vs Pre-Approval Researching A Home's Public Information Monthly cost of owning a home
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