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The Home Buying Process - What to Expect When Buying Your Highlands NC, Cashiers and Lake Toxaway Home


Choose Because Trust Is Important to You

  • You’ll have representation throughout the home buying process
  • You’ll have someone who specializes in buyer’s representation in North Carolina


Obtaining a Home Loan Pre-Approval letter is Highly Recommended

  • Sellers will be more open to your offers knowing your financing is secured
  • You will not look for a home you can not afford
  • Puts you in a better position to negotiate
  • The mortgage lender will explain all the financing options available to you


Meet with the team at and Plan Your Home Search

  • A one-on-one consulting session with Dorothy or another team member is important and exciting
  • Decide what your new home must include (number of bedrooms, a fireplace, etc.)
  • Pin-point the area(s) in which to search
  • Allow the team help you find your North Carolina mountain dream home


Making an Offer on your home is the Next Step

  • Present an offer when you find that special home
  • Expect expert negotiations with team to insure a fair price
  • Once offer is accepted, the home goes into a “pending” status
  • Our team will do everything possible to make sure your home closes properly and on time


The Home Stretch and the Final Details

  • Home, termite, and radon inspections are completed upon request
  • Final contract details are negotiated and agreed upon
  • Obtain insurance for your new home as well as call utility companies to transfer service into your name on the closing date.
  • Your attorney will order title insurance for your new home.
  • Loan documents are signed
  • Your attorney will handle the closing. You’ll need a cashier’s check, proof of insurance, and your driver’s license. You might prefer wiring your funds.
  • Once the deed is recorded, you can pick up the keys to your new home!

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