FIND YOUR DREAM HOME
Are You Considering Purchasing a Home?
Here are a Few of Our Top Buyer Tips when it Comes to Houses for Sale in Napa CA & nearby Towns.
Obtain a pre-qualification or pre-approval prior to starting your home search.
Having this information will enable you to shop within a price range that fits within what you are committed to spending on a monthly basis. A lender can discuss financing options with you and outline the best scenarios for your purchase. When possible, consider using a local lender.
Consult a Realtor to assist in your search.
Be prepared to review and sign A LOT of documents.
Once you have found a house you like, visit the neighborhood at different days & times.
Be prepared to do inspections.
Appraisals: If you're obtaining a loan, your lender will order an appraisal.
Going from renting to buying?
First Time Homebuyer?
Thinking about making your very first home purchase? Have no fear! We work with many first time home buyers and we can effectively lead you through the process. There are many ways to get the process started and sometimes the task of knowing where to get started with houses for sale in Napa County can be daunting.
Our first step...
If obtaining a loan...
In preparation for your appointment with the lender, remember:
- DO NOT: Open any new credit lines or close any credit card accounts without first talking to your mortgage professional, this can have adverse credit consequences.
- DO NOT: Make any large purchases or purchase a car, etc. without first talking to your mortgage professional.
- DO: Collect your last two years’ tax returns, W2s or 1099s, last two months’ bank statements, last two months’ paystubs, any other asset account statements. Your lender will have a list of additional documents, but this will be a good starting point.
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Be open minded.
Discover neighborhoods you like.
Do not delay.
The market in many areas and price points is very fast paced. If there is a home you are interested in, it will be important that we get you in to see it promptly, we will also inquire with the listing agent to find out if the seller will be reviewing offers on a particular day.
We can show you ANY house that is for sale, we are not limited by homes that our company has listed.
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