You've had your inspections and the loan has been approved. Now it's a
countdown to the close and our final step, Close of Escrow.Step 10: Close Escrow
- When all of the conditions of the purchase agreement have been met,
you will sign your loan documents and closing papers. You will deposit
the balance of your down payment and closing costs to escrow and your
lender will deposit the balance of the purchase price.
Your offer has been accepted for your dream home and you're in the
escrow period, during which the lender processes your loan and you
conduct your inspections of the house. Once the lender has approved your
loan, the appraisal has come in at the price you paid, and the
inspections have passed your test, it is time to remove the
Yes! Your offer for your dream home has been accepted by the seller and now it's time to start the escrow process.
Below is the San Francisco Association’s Market Focus report for January 2012. The
end of 2011 brought a decline in the number of homes for sale
throughout the city, setting up a seller’s market with prices trending
up. Stronger affordability conditions, a lower cost of owning versus
renting, and declining foreclosures, continue to steer the San Francisco
housing market in a positive direction.
Occasionally I read the inserts that come with my utility bills. Last month my water bill included information on a pilot program that uses 'graywater'
from your washing machine to irrigate your garden.
You've found your dream home and have submitted what you hope is a
winning offer to the seller. The seller has three options – to accept
your offer as is, reject it outright, or counter the price or any of the
terms, such as length of contingencies. The next step is to respond to
the seller's reply.
Everyone wants a successful, stress-free home-buying purchase, one
you can tell your family and friends about with a smile. Following the
previous 5 steps and the next 4 steps will help ensure you meet your
goal.You've found your dream home and have written what you hope
to be a winning offer. The next step is to present it to the listing
After the Initial Consultation and Loan Consultation, after you've
provided a list of documents to a lender and obtained a pre-approval
letter, after you've learned about the market in the neighborhoods
you're interested in, and found your dream home, we will write that
Here we are at Step 4 - Buying a Home the Successful Way! In Step 1,
we talked about the importance of the Initial Consultation. Step 2
discussed the Loan Consultation. In Step 3, we provided a check list of
what you will need to apply for a loan.Today: Step 4 -Market Education, View Properties and Select a Property
San Francisco, CA – January 12, 2012 – Danielle Lazier has been named Zephyr Real Estate’s Top Producer of 2011. Having sold 60 properties during the year, Lazier ranks among the top one-half of one percent of real estate agents in all of San Francisco.