Ask an Agent: the Timeline for Purchasing a Home (Part 4)

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Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or someone who has purchased before, the timeline of events can often be confusing. We’re here to help! Our simple infographic will be revealed over the next few weeks, and it outlines the entire process of purchasing a home. Below you’ll find the fourth step, and remember to check back often as we continue to complete this infographic.


1. Determine your objectives. Read more about determining your housing needs in Part 1 of this series.

2. Financial qualification. Learn about getting pre-approved in Part 2 of this series.

3. Tour and select a property. From finding your dream home to negotiating with the seller, learn more in Part 3 of this series.

4. Get a home inspection. You’re well on your way to moving into your dream home, but first it must pass inspection. If the home passes, this means everything is up to code or you the buyer are willing to fix any outstanding issues. If the home fails inspection, sellers can opt to fix any problems for a second inspection, or you can use a failed inspection as a negotiation point. Learn more on the Shorewest blog about what to expect from a home inspection.

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