Home Buying Process
Unfortunately, the recent attention in the news media on foreclosures, the housing market and predatory lending have cast a negative light on the home buying process. Thankfully, the process itself can be greatly simplified through a little amount of planning and research.
In order to take the confusion and mystery out of the home buying process, YourKansasHome.org contains a step-by-step guide to the homeownership process that will explain in simple terms the items you will need to complete in order to navigate through the process.
In addition to the valuable information on the home buying process, YourKansasHome.org is also home to other valuable information on financial assistance programs that may be available to help you purchase a home, mortgage financing options available in the marketplace, a glossary of common real estate terms to familiarize you with the lingo of the industry and tips to avoid predatory lending.
Ten Steps to the Successful Completion of the Home Buying Process
Step 1: Preparing Your Finances
Step 3: Hiring a REALTOR®
Step 4: Looking at Homes
Step 5: Choosing a Home
Step 6: Making an Offer on the Home
Step 7: Getting the Mortgage Loan
Step 8: Getting Insurance
Step 9: Closing the Loan