the homebuying process
She knows that we are all first time homeowners at one point, and that the process can seem overwhelming. If you are a first-time homebuyer, or just haven’t purchased a home in a long time, this step-by-step chart will help you better understand what to expect.
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This step can be overwhelming so Nicole will help you narrow down your search. She will only show you properties that meet your criteria.
Make an Offer
Once you find the property of your dreams, you will make an offer to the sellers. Nicole will help you with this process as well, and always keep you updated on the status of your offer.
Negotiate a Counter Offer
Nicole will help you make your counter offer and help assist you in making a fair offer that is more likely to get accepted.
Offer is Accepted!
Once the offer is accepted by the sellers, the bidding war is over! It is time for step 7
Get Final Approval
Now that you know what the final price of the house is going to be, you will finalize your loan approval.
Perform Due Diligence
Nicole will help you with the following:
- Title Search
- Property Disclosure Statement
- Environmental Reports
- Home and Fire Insurance
- Financial Statements
- Engineer’s Reports
- Registered Strata Plan
- Depreciation Report
Walkthrough and Appraisal
This is the last chance you will have before signing the final contract to inspect the property for any concerns.
Finalize Financing and Contract
Nicole will always double check your contract for any discrepencies. However, she always recommends you have a lawyer take a look before signing.
It’s Key Time!
The most exciting day of the entire process! You will get your keys to your new dream home! It will all be worth it the first time you walk in your home, and realize “this is mine”. Take a sigh of relief because no more renting for you!