The Complete Guide to Buying a Home in Arizona
Whether it’s your first or your fifth real estate purchase, the task of buying a home can be overwhelming — the massive amount of information on the internet can be confusing, outdated and in many cases downright inaccurate. Additionally, laws and customs in one state are often not the same when purchasing a home in another community or state.
In addition to offering you my experience and expert advice as a Buyer’s Agent, here are some resources to help you navigate the process of buying a home in the Green Valley area:
Buying a home remotely, or without viewing it in person before making an offer, isn’t as uncommon as you think.
Working with a Buyers Agent
As an experienced Buyer’s Agent, I’ll guide you through the entire home buying process.
Mortgages & Financing
The kind of mortgage you choose has a big impact on how much you end up paying for your new home.
Before you begin shopping for a home, you’ll need to meet with a lender to get pre-qualified.
Shopping for a Home
A Buyer’s Agent offers the convenience of working with one agent who learns your needs and criteria.
Deciding How Much to Offer
There are many factors to consider when deciding how much to offer on a home.
Making an Offer
It’s important to be ready when you’ve finally found the home you wish to purchase; here is a brief list of information and documents you’ll need.
Escrow: Your offer is Accepted
Escrow begins once the offer is agreed upon and signed by all parties, and earnest money is deposited.
The home inspection is the best way to avoid unpleasant surprises before you buy.
Your lender will order an appraisal to determine the home’s fair market value.
Here’s a guide to closing costs and other fees you can expect to pay when buying a home.
Final Walkthrough and Closing
There are several steps to reaching the “closing table,” including your final walkthrough.