Home Buying Process

The Shannon Jones Team is committed to make your home buying process as simple as possible. We know the real estate market in the Long Beach, California area and will serve as a valuable resource for your home purchase decision. Here’s a list of things to expect during the home buying process:

  • Find a Realtor you can trust.
  • Analyze your needs during a consultation with your Realtor
  • Obtain financial pre-qualification and pre-approval
  • Select properties
  • View properties
  • Write an offer to purchase (earnest deposit)
  • Negotiate and Counteroffer
  • Accept the contract (inspections) + (remove contingencies)
  • Complete the Mortgage Application (Appraisal)
  • Secure Underwriting (rejection) and (conditions)
  • Schedule termite and survey
  • Contact title company (title exam and title insurance)
  • Close on the property
  • Take possession of your new home

Money up Front

  • Earnest Money
  • Option Money
  • Inspection Fee
  • Appraisal
  • Credit Report