If you are considering buying a home in Raleigh, Apex, Holly Springs, or anywhere else in the North Carolina Triangle Region you have come to the right place.

By setting your goals several months ahead of time you’ll be prepared when it finally comes time to buy. When you are ready to start, you can follow these 6 steps to making a successful purchase.

6 Steps to Buying Your Home

Preapproval

In general, the first step to buying a home begins with research. The more ‘up-front’ research work you put into the process, the better off you tend to be when it comes to making the actual purchase.

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Find an Agent

After you have been pre-approved by your bank, it’s time to engage with a real estate agent in the Triangle area. Choosing an Agent is important, so make sure when you are asking questions they are really listening to you and trying to understand your personal goals.

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House Hunting

This part of the process is typically the most time consuming, but also the most exciting phase of your home buying process. It is not unusual for this process to take several months, and there are some very key factors to consider between visits.

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The Offer

You’ve found your dream home. Now it’s time for the negotiations to begin. While it may seem overwhelming at first, your agent will handle all of the heavy-lifting for you.

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Pre-closing

Congratulations, the seller has accepted your offer! This is a big step in your progress, however, there are still a few things to wrap up. Make sure you take care of these key items before the final closing.

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Closing

You’ve reached the final step of buying your Triangle Area home. After the final step, you’ll officially be a homeowner. Learn about the final steps to putting the keys in your hand.

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