Buying a home in San Diego: Step by step process
We often get calls from home buyers who want to jump in the car and go see the first house or condo that catches their interest. In their enthusiasm, they forget that buying a home is a step-by-step process. Most home buyers that they have lost their dream home is because they have past over important steps, or have missed steps altogether.
We want you to buy your dream home or condo the right way. Read below each step involved in the home buying process and then map out a plan to reach your home buying goal. Plan smart!
San Diego Home Buying Process – Initial Steps
Initial steps for a successful home buying process in San Diego.
Establish a winning plan with the real estate agent. Start by evaluating and pinpointing the location (neighborhood) you want to live.
Meet with a loan broker to obtain a home loan pre-qualification or pre-approval. Avoid surprises… Know how much house you can afford!
Select your most favorite properties from your saved search and property list and make appointment to view them.
View your favorite homes or condos
Write an offer to purchase your most favorite home.
Study and negotiate any counter offers from the seller.