Home Buying Guide

How we've helped hundreds of buyers find their place in the world.

Home Buying Guide

SoCal Estate is one of the most desirable real estate markets in the world, and we understand that navigating the property buying process can seem challenging. However, with the expertise and breadth of knowledge of your agent, you are in trusted hands. We will guide and advise you during every step of the buying process to help you find the perfect home that fits your needs, budget, and lifestyle.

Things To Consider When Buying A Home (Summer 2020)

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Everything you need to know about the current real estate market. A guide that with simply and effectively explain to you the current opportunities you have as a home buyer.

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Home Buying Guide

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SoCal Estate is one of the most desirable real estate markets in the world, and we understand that navigating the property buying process can seem challenging. However, with the expertise and breadth of knowledge of your agent, you are in trusted hands. We will guide and advise you during every step of the buying process to help you find the perfect home that fits your needs, budget, and lifestyle.

Things To Consider When Buying A Home (Summer 2020)

We'll dropped right into your inbox.

Everything you need to know about the current real estate market. A guide that with simply and effectively explain to you the current opportunities you have as a home buyer.

How We'll Help You Find Your Dream Home

Our 9 Step Buying Process​

1

Meet in person and create a game plan

Let’s get to know each other! Once you’re ready to work with our team, we’ll meet together for a Buyer Consultation to focus your search and determine what you want and need in a home.

2

Get Pre-Qualified

We’ll introduce you to our mortgage partner, who can help you determine your buying price range with confidence. Be prepared to dig into paperwork during this part of the process such as pay stubs, W2’s, and tax returns. The lender will do a full review and then tell you what you will be able to borrow in order to purchase a home. This is a vital step in the home buying process!

3

Listing alerts sent to you based on your criteria

Our agents get to know you — Need to move for a job? Want a shorter commute? Getting married? Having a baby? Need to upgrade or downsize? At this stage in the process, we’ll send you notifications about the listings that you’re most likely to be excited about. Be sure to let us know if one (or more) jumps out at you so that we can skip to the next step and schedule a viewing. We'll be sure to be with you every step of the way!

4

Schedule viewings and attend open houses

Here's where the buying process gets really fun! We'll go to local open houses together and schedule viewings of the homes that you've loved from our listing alerts. We'll talk about how the budget will work and make sure that we find you the perfect home.

5

Find the perfect home and write an offer

When you’re ready to make an offer, your agent will present a written offer to the seller. And while everyone loves getting their offer accepted right away, the seller could come back to us with a counter offer, or reject your initial offer all together. We’re happy to walk you through each of these possibilities and exactly how to handle them. Once the offer is accepted, it’s time to get your financing in order and move forward to the next step!

6

Acceptance, appraisal and inspection

The sellers accepted your offer, and the home is going through appraisal and inspection. The appraisal guarantees that the price of the property matches the condition of the property while the inspection makes sure that everything in the home is functioning properly and there are no major issues inside. These are the last steps before the shiny keys to your home are placed in your hand... for good!

7

Final Walk-Through with Your Agent

A final walk-through ensures that the property's condition hasn't changed since your last visit and that the terms of your contract will be met.

8

Closing of Escrow

Get excited because it’s time to close on your home! This process includes going through all of the final paperwork and signing your name (a lot!). Don't forget to bring all of the paperwork you’ve collected along the way and your down payment.

9

Celebrate!

Congratulations, you are now a home owner!

Now, Let's Find You Your Dream Home!

This decision is one of the most important decisions one can make in their life. We'd love to help guide and educate you along the way to ensure you make the best decision possible.

Licensed
Raul Garcia: DRE# 01347054
Arturo Garcia: DRE# 02011643
Brokerage: Keller Williams Pacific Estates
Address​
2883 E. Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90806
Email Us
raul@thergrealestateteam.com
art@thergrealestateteam.com