Buying Homes in Corpus Christi
Buying a home can be stressful and daunting but it doesn’t have to be. Buying homes in Corpus Christi is just a process. In fact, our job is to make it as smooth as possible for you, the client. Finding the right home, vacation home or investment property can take a little time so I encourage you to be patient. After all, once our job is over, we want you to have the home or investment you are happy with. We want to be sure you remain happy long after you close the deal.
Once you hire us for the job, we will provide you with information detailing current market conditions, financing options and negotiating issues that might apply to a given situation.
Learn about Texas First Time Home Buyer assistance programs.
Remember: Because market conditions can change and the strategies that apply in one negotiation may be inappropriate in another, this information should not be set in stone. During your time in the marketplace we will keep you updated and alert you to each step in the transaction process.
Step by Step Breakdown of the Process
Lets take a closer look at that transaction process. I will break it down in steps:
- Get a Pre-Approval Letter from Your Lender
- Search for Homes
- Make An Offer
- Negotiate Contract Terms With Seller
- Deposit Earnest Money and Pay Option Fee
- Hire Home Inspectors
- Negotiate Home Inspection Repairs
- Work With Lender To Get Final Approval
- Get A Home Owners Insurance Policy
- Close The Deal
When buying homes in Corpus Christi, it is best to take one step at a time until the transaction is complete. Store and keep your closing papers in a safe place, such as a file cabinet. When you receive your deed in the mail, immediately put it in your file containing your closing papers so it will be safe. About two weeks after closing, contact your local property records office and confirm that your deed has been officially recorded. Such records are public notices that show your interest in the property.