New Home Buying Tips
Buying a new home is not just a dollars-and-cents investment -- it’s an investment in your life. Owning a home creates a sense of stability and identity for you and your family. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or need a brief buying refresher on the home buying process for Mobile and Baldwin County in Alabama, we can help you through it all. Here are a few of our resources:
Find a Robert's Brothers Real Estate Professional
Serving the communities in and around Mobile, AL and the Gulf Coast, an experienced and knowledgeable Roberts Brothers, Inc. real estate professional can help you find your new home.
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Your Roberts Brothers real estate professional will meet with you to create an effective home-buying strategy. First will be to connect you with a mortgage lender who will move you through the pre-approval process. This meeting will also allow you to discuss your home search needs, preferences, and budget.
Your Roberts Brothers real estate professional will do a comprehensive search for properties that align with your criteria, schedule showings, and plan home tours.
Your Roberts Brothers real estate professional will work with you to prepare an offer once you have found the right property. The offer will include details, such as purchase price, contingencies, proposed timelines, and more. Roberts Brothers' negotiation skills can provide buyers with an advantage in having their offer accepted.
Once you find “the one,” your Roberts Brothers real estate professional will assist you with submitting an offer; an agreement to pay a certain price for the home. If your offer is lower than the list price, the seller will likely return with a counter-offer price, which you can choose to accept, reject, or make another offer. Your advisor will provide advice and negotiation tactics to ultimately reach an agreement with the seller on price and terms.
Your Roberts Brothers real estate professional understands the importance of a home inspection. A professional inspection is highly encouraged so buyers understand the functionality of the property they are purchasing.
Your Roberts Brothers real estate professional will communicate with you, your preferred lender, and the title company as to contract timelines to keep the lending (appraisal/underwriting) and title process flowing as smoothly as possible.
Your Roberts Brothers real estate professional will schedule a final walk through of the property prior to closing.
Here's the best part! Your Roberts Brothers real estate professional will meet you at the closing table. The final closing documents are signed, and you receive the keys to your new home!
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