Find Your Dream Home
Finding the right home starts with finding the right agent. Before you begin the home buying process, you will need to find a qualified agent to work with. A Reinhart agent can help you navigate every step, from the initial home search to signing papers on closing day. The average Reinhart agent is full-time, has more than seven years of market experience, and has probably spent their entire career at Reinhart. They are also equipped with the training, tools and technology to skillfully assist you with your home search.
When you're ready to begin your home buying journey, turn to a Reinhart Realtor for the expertise and guidance needed to help you attain your home ownership goals.
Home Buying Process
Step 1: Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage
You'll want to get pre-approved for a mortgage loan before you begin your home search, which means a mortgage professional will review your financial situation and verified your income and debt status. Once you've completed the pre-approval process, the mortgage professional will let you know how much house you can afford to buy based on the loan amount for which you qualify.
Step 2: Search for Your Home
Establish your specific wants and needs, such as number of bedrooms and bathrooms, style, location, and amenities, and share them with your agent. Your agent will set up a search for available properties that match your criteria and can schedule showings to tour homes in person. Create an account with Reinhart Realtors to search for properties on the go, save your favorite properties and searches to view again later, and receive up-to-date market data.
Step 3: Submit an Offer
Once you find the perfect home, you may decide to move forward with making an offer. You will then work with your agent to determine a fair offer price, how much earnest money to put down, and establish any conditions or terms of the purchase, such as who is responsible for closing costs or whether you are paying for the home with cash or taking out a mortgage loan. Other terms may include contingencies, the target closing date, and other requirements. Your agent will submit your offer to the seller and hopefully, it will be accepted! The seller may decide to respond with a counteroffer, and you have the option to counter this offer as well.
Step 4: Prepare for a Successful Closing
How exciting! Your offer was accepted and you are now under contract. During this time, you will need to get documentation to your lender (if you have applied for a loan), choose a property inspector, and obtain title and home insurance. However, your agent will walk you through each of these steps and answer any questions that may arise. Their job is to make this process as seamless as possible and help you meet all your deadlines. All parties will sign paperwork and you'll walk away with the keys and a brand new home!
Reinhart's John Adams Mortgage is a one-stop source for home financing. We've done our homework to provide the best loan products, saving you valuable time and money. We have competitive interest rates and fees and a selection of lenders and products which allow us to get you the best priced product for your needs. We are based in Michigan and our local processing minimizes the time spent during the process. To a seller, having a lender's pre-approval letter is an advantage over non-approved buyers. If a seller knows your financing is secure, your offer is stronger. Pre-approval also gives you peace of mind as you shop for a home, knowing that you will qualify for the proper mortgage amount.Get Pre-Approved Today
Find the Right Agent
Selecting the right agent is one of the most important steps during the homebuying process. A Reinhart agent can help you navigate every step, from the initial home search to signing papers on closing day. Research candidates and conduct interviews to find an agent that fits your unique communication style and personality. The average Reinhart agent is full-time, has more than seven years of market experience, and has probably spent their entire career at Reinhart. They are equipped with the training, tools and technology to adequately assist you with your home search.
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