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Step-by-Step Guide to Home Buying - The West Team Ottawa Real Estate

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The West Team’s goal is for our clients to experience the highest level of customer service and integrity. By determining your needs, dreams and providing clarity to your concerns and questions, we’ll work together to find you the perfect home that meets your budget and life. Go through this guide to help you get started with buying your first, or next, home.



1 - Meet your West Team Realtor Ottawa Real EstateSTEP 1 – MEET YOUR WEST TEAM REALTOR®

Your West Team Realtor® has access to exclusive listings and information that goes beyond what’s available on Click here to contact one of our superstar Realtors®.

We have lots to offer, click here to see additional services provided by our team.


2 - Financial Pre-Approval The West Team Ottawa Real EstateSTEP 2 – OBTAIN FINANCIAL PRE APPROVAL & ANALYZE YOUR NEEDS 

The next step in the home buying process is knowing how much you can budget for. A pre-approval lets you know how much you can afford, what your interest rate will likely be and what your monthly mortgage payment will look like. Your West Team Realtor® can match you with a mortgage broker that will work best with your needs and timeline.

  • Click here to find a checklist that applies to you to organize what documents you need to submit to your mortgage broker for pre-approval.
  • Click here to determine your upfront costs while buying a home.


3 - Home Search The West Team Ottawa Real EstateSTEP 3 – SELECT & VIEW PROPERTIES 

With a West Team Realtor® you can customize your search criteria to include any and all your specific requirements. Even if you are looking to move to a specific street, your West Team Realtor® will work with home owners until your dream home is found. Ask us how!

Click here for quick tips to keep in mind when shopping for your home.


4 - Negotiating a Real Estate Offer Ottawa The West TeamSTEP 4 – WRITE AN OFFER FOR PURCHASE

Once you have found the property you want, your West Team Realtor® will draft an Agreement of Purchase and Sale. While much of the agreement is standard, there are a few areas that we can negotiate. Click here to read more about submitting an offer.



5 - Close and Take Possession The West Team Ottawa Real Estate


Once your offer is accepted we will be ready to close on your new home. CONGRATULATIONS! Click here to see what you can expect on closing day.



These steps just graze the surface of the home buying process. Contact us below to request the full West Team First Time Home Buyer’s Guide and schedule a 30 minute call or Zoom meeting to review how you can jump start your real estate adventure.


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