Buyer FAQs

Buying a home is a major life decision. It only makes sense that you will have lots of questions. If any of these are keeping you up at night, give us a call! We have the experience and answers to make your buying experience as smooth as possible.

  • How long does the buying process take?
  • How many properties does the average buyer look at?
  • When should I make an offer?
  • How much should I offer?
  • Should I lock my interest rate or should I float?
  • When will I get the keys to my new home?
  • What happens at the closing appointment?
  • Is the closing date on my contract guaranteed?
  • How much earnest money should I put down?
  • What happens to my earnest money?
  • Will I get my earnest money back if the contract is not accepted?
  • What is the process to get my earnest money back if the contract is accepted but the inspection uncovers an issue?
  • How often do you find the perfect property on the first day of looking?
  • Is there anything I should not do during the house-hunting process?
  • What is the likelihood of a multiple offer situation?
  • What money do I need to come in with?
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