We’ve all heard the cliche’, “buying a home can be one of the most exciting, stressful experiences you ever go through.” Well, it’s a cliche’ for a reason.  Even in today’s world of instant access to data, buying a home can be an intimidating process. While it is easy to find available homes for sale and even “home values” online, navigating the process is not so simple. This applies equally to first time buyers, those who have bought many homes, real estate investors, and couples shopping for the perfect vacation getaway.

There is a wide spectrum of factors to consider when buying a home. That’s why it’s crucial to have all the available resources necessary to make a well-informed, perfectly timed decision. The agents at Liz Wood Realty have lived in different cultures and neighborhoods that make up the Greater New Orleans area. That’s why you can trust they will be able to provide you with expert consultation at each step of the buying process.

Generally, finding and purchasing a home includes the following steps:

  • Identify your price range
  • Loan pre-approval
  • Identify listings that meet your buying criteria
  • Monitoring target homes before they are listed
  • Keep you up to date on the latest new listings
  • Coordinate a convenient schedule of showings
  • Structure the best opening offer
  • Negotiate on your behalf
  • Execute a contract that protects your legal rights
  • Adhere to all timelines and deadlines
  • Assist in hiring qualified inspectors
  • Help coordinate estimates for repairs
  • Communicate with financing and title agents
  • Communicate with seller’s agent
  • Attend the closing to enforce contract terms
  • Assist with the transfer of keys and warranties
  • Negotiate on your behalf
  • Maintain transaction documents for 5 years

Buying a home is a big step. Having a real estate professional advocate on your behalf is crucial in ensuring a smooth and successful real estate transaction. Have questions? Contact us today to schedule a consultation with a member of the Liz Wood team!

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