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Buyer’s Toolbox:  A Step by Step Guide to Buying a Home in Atlanta

A Guide to Buying a HouseMaking the decision to begin looking for homes is an exciting milestone in life, but often home buyers aren’t sure of how to begin the process. Most people start by browsing the internet for listings and find a few homes they like, but without a proper strategy these undertakings can be unsuccessful, resulting in various hardships, escalating from home searches full of frustration to loss of down payment or even purchasing a home that is situated over the property line.  

Divided into eight phases, this free information package outlines the steps to successfully buy a house, from orientation to closing. This guide will clarify anything you’re unsure of, including financing and inspections as well as provide you with helpful tips designed to help you find the best home at the best price. This a home buying guide that everyone should have, regardless of whether this is your first home purchase, or your 10th.

Request to have Martin Archacki's free buyer's toolbox and timeline sent to you or continue reading below about these invaluable tips for buying a home in Atlanta.

Tips for Buying a House in Atlanta, GA

Step 1: Orientation to Buying a House in AtlantaBefore you buy real estate in Atlanta, you should always have an idea of what it is you’re looking for. If you’re searching for a home with a partner, it is vital that you have discussed what is important to each of you to so that you can spend time only looking at homes that will please both of you. The first step is orientation, and included in the package is a quick survey that will help you learn what it is you’re looking for. This first step also includes a document going over your rights as a buyer, as well as a handy list of places to search for listings and helpful suggestions of what to bring with you when you begin to view homes.

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The second step outlines one of the most important considerations when it comes to buying a house in Atlanta: financing. A comprehensive document explains the details of financing and includes a mortgage shopping worksheet, Matin Archacki’s preferred lenders list and details on the benefits of having a prequalification letter.

More steps include the investigation and inspection processes, designed to make sure that you’re protected from buying a home in an undesirable neighborhood, a risky property, or a home with many expensive problems associated with it. This package explains why owner’s title insurance is a must, and details what types of risks are covered. Martin also shares with you his preferred lenders, real estate attorney, home inspector and even his most recommended moving company so you can be sure you’re getting the best professional help with buying a house.

The seemingly complicated closing process is clarified in Martin’s final step and includes everything you need to know about closing, from preparation, to what to take with you, how long it will take and what to tell the attorney.

Contact Martin Archacki for your free buyer’s toolbox and timeline. If you have any questions about any of the steps involved in buying a home in Atlanta, please don’t hesitate to ask; Martin is a strong buyer’s advocate who will empower you throughout your search for the perfect home.