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Looking to Buy?
In today's competitive market, working with a local real estate professional to guide you through the home buying process is essential. Buying a home, whether it’s your first home, your forever home, or your retirement home, is a big decision. We can help guide you through each step of the buying process, offering sound advice along the way.
Buying a Home in Central North Carolina
Finding and purchasing a home that will meet your needs is a significant and often stressful time. Our goal is to make this transition as smooth as possible. We are experts in the area, and once we learn what it is that you’re looking for, finding your dream home is simple.
Before you start looking for a home you should ask yourself a few questions:
Where do you want to live? Are there particular neighborhoods or communities that you like?
What kind of house would you like (need)? Are you looking for a particular style? How many bedrooms and bathrooms do you want?
Is a home office a necessity? Do you need a bonus room or flex-room?
Do you entertain often? Is a home suitable for entertaining something you’re looking for?
Do you want a yard, pool, gated or guard gated community?
Have you determined your price range or consulted a lender to determine the best price range?
Searching for your dream home can be a time-consuming experience. Working with our professional team will make the process much more efficient!
The Home Buying Process
WHAT CAN YOU AFFORD?
First, obtain a pre-approval document from a reliable, responsive lender who will be with you throughout the financing process. Your credit worthiness, income and assets will be analyzed. Be sure to provide all information promptly. Your agent can suggest proven, vetted lenders.
HOW WILL YOU MAKE A WINNING OFFER?
Your agent, a local market expert, will guide you in offering the most competitive price and terms using extensive market knowledge. In today’s market, bidding wars are common. Your agent knows all the right moves in this stressful, fast-moving game. What’s more, our exclusive HPW Power Offer helps to protect your interests at the offer stage.
WHEN DO YOU GET THE KEYS?
We will arrange a final walk-through before closing to verify the current condition of the property. Don’t skip this step. After you sign the closing documents and the deed is recorded, you will have the keys to your castle! Congratulations!
BEGIN YOUR SEARCH
Once you have narrowed down areas where you'd like to live, we can assist you in identifying the home that best fits you and your family. Your agent will help refine your search and assist you in making an informed decision.
CONDUCT HOME INSPECTION AND OBTAIN MORTGAGE APPROVAL AND INSURANCE
Once your offer has been accepted, we can connect you with skilled home inspectors, real estate attorneys, mortgage lenders, insurance agents and any other home-related vendors that might be needed. Your agent will manage every aspect of the transaction and will help you find resolutions to inevitable challenges.
GET YOUR HOME BUYER'S GUIDE
We have put together a guide for you that will answer many of your questions, and likely bring up a few things you haven’t even thought about yet.
Things to Consider When Buying a Home
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