HOW TO BUY A HOUSE

A Guide To The Home Buying Process

BUYER READY DAY ONE


Buying a home in today’s market requires planning and preparation.  The Madrona Group works to get you, the buyer, Buyer Ready Day One.

What does that mean?

Each buying market is a little different.  And each buyers market is going to bring on it’s own advantages and challenge.

It is important to us that our clients know as much about the market as we know.  That they understand exactly what the current market brings.  That they are prepared for the experience and go into the transaction with their eyes wide open.


The Madrona Group is on your team

We know that a Real Estate Transaction has become even more complex over the past few years for Home Buyers. And since buying a home is one of the greatest emotional and financial investments anyone can make, having the right real estate broker, mortgage, escrow, and title team who can get the job done is crucial.

Our Agreement: We work as a team during the entire process. You receive uncompromising representation. You hold us accountable to our obligations. Together we are Committing to the Partnership.
Joe Kiser and Jason Fox
TABLE OF CONTENTS


START YOUR HOME SEARCH

Search the entire NW MLS using our search tool.

SEARCH NOW

WE WILL BE YOUR PARTNER THROUGH THE 10 STEPS OF BUYING A HOME


 
1. REPRESENTATION

Working with you find the right home.

2. NEGOTIATING THE CONTRACT

Working to get you the right conditions.

3. PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT

Working to ensure all paperwork is correct.

4. THE HOME INSPECTION

Working to protect your investment.

5. THE TRANSACTION PROCESS

Working to manage and simplify a complex process.

6. LOAN COMMITMENT

Working to ensure your completed transaction.

7. THE APPRAISAL

Working to insure your your investment.

8. TITLE AND ESCROW

Working to prepare and legitimize documents.

9. FINAL WEEK OF CLOSING

Working to organize, and finalize your process.

10. POST CLOSING SERVICES

Working after the sale to give you peace of mind.


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HOME BUYERS CHECKLIST


1. HOW MUCH HOME CAN YOU AFFORD?


What you can afford depends on your income, credit rating, current monthly expenses, down payment and the interest rate.

Free Annual Credit Report

Get Pre-Approved By Our Preferred Loan Specialist

HOME OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS


CONTACT DAVE

david-bryce

Office: 425.949.4068 Senior Loan Officer Priority Home Lending
19221 36th Avenue W. Suite 106
Lynnwood, WA 98036
NMLS# 442618

HOME LOAN TYPES



3. HIRE A SUPERSTAR REAL ESTATE TEAM


CONTACT US
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Joe Kiser
Broker
206.351.0543
[email protected]
Jason Fox
Broker
425.299.8454
[email protected]


4. START YOUR HOME SEARCH


Home Buyers Wishlist

– what features do you want?

START YOUR HOME SEARCH

Search the entire NW MLS using our search tool.

SEARCH NOW


5. MAKE AN OFFER


 

6. GET A HOME INSPECTION


 

10 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR HOME INSPECTOR:



7. SHOP FOR HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE


 

12 WAYS TO SAVE ON HOME OWNERS INSURANCE




8. SIGN PAPERS


You’re finally ready to go to “settlement” or “closing.” Be sure to read everything before you sign!

CONGRATULATIONS!

You are a home owner.

Contact JASON FOX

Jason Fox
JASON FOX
425.299.8454
[email protected]

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