Buying a home is a big decision and no doubt one of the largest financial transactions most people will ever make. It’s a complex ordeal that requires a lot of planning, and instating the help of a knowledgeable REALTOR® to make the process run smoothly. Once you have determined that you’re ready to make the step of home ownership, the rewards are undeniable.
Your first step in the process is to gather your initial deposit. This amount is a minimum of 5% of the purchase price of the property you intend to purchase. The next thing you will need to do is meet with a mortgage broker to determine what you can afford.
We are aligned with an extensive network of mortgage professionals that have excellent reputations and track records for successfully acquiring loan approvals for clients. Once you've been pre-qualified and know what price range you want to stay in, we can help you determine which properties fit your needs.
After you have established a price range, the next step is to think carefully about your needs vs. wants. This list helps facilitate the search and guides your understanding of the steps we’re about to take to achieve the best outcome. There are lots of different factors that come into play in the home buying and or investing process, so having as much information as possible is crucial to success. It's important that you are able to make an informed decision best suited for the current market conditions for you. An educated client is a successful client!
Although Vancouver is a big city, the elite real estate community is not. Allow us to share with you some of the best resources and technology available today to help you locate homes on the market that match your specifications, and from time to time provide access to exclusive off market properties.
We will help you complete your financing, inspection, insurance requirements and assist through every aspect of the closing process. We know that this is a very busy time for buyers and will walk with you in lock-step to the finish line. Our top priority is to make sure that your home buying experience is pleasant, cost-efficient, and successful.
We love this day, it's the hand over of keys… the final stage of the process. Becoming a homeowner is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever experience, the benefits are endless. Real estate is not a just a transaction, it is an experience and we want it to be an amazing experience for you. We strive to make that happen!
Look forward to working with you!