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The Buying Process

Working with a REALTOR

Loan pre-qualification

Finding a home

Making an offer

Understanding mortgages

Choosing a lender

Home inspections

The appraisal

The survey

Title insurance

Homeowners insurance

Property taxes

Closing successfully

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The Buying Process

You're convinced that you want to buy a home-or you're at least curious enough to continue the process. Where do you go from here? In this section we will help you move from finding a REALTORŪ all the way through to the closing. You can read from beginning to end, or you can follow these links to sections that are of particular interest to you.

  • Working with a REALTORŪ
  • Getting Pre-qualified for a Loan
  • Finding a Home
  • Making an Offer
  • Understanding Mortgages
  • Choosing a Lender
  • Home Inspections
  • The Appraisal
  • The Survey
  • Title Insurance
  • Homeowner's Insurance
  • Property Taxes
  • Closing Successfully

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