Brochures & Checklists
Hope White and Ian Kovac of Hope White The Real Estate Company share their experience on working with a boutique real estate brokerage is better than choosing a high volume big brokerage to buy or sell your home.
Hope White and Ian Kovac of Hope White The Real Estate Company discuss 3 common complications that first time homebuyers encounter when thinking about purchasing or going through with a home purchase.
Update on the Real Estate Housing Market for Colorado Springs 2017. Hope White, Broker, and Ian Kovac, Broker Associate, give their update on the current condition of the housing market for Colorado Springs.
The Home Buying Process For Dummies
Get Your Finances In Order
Speak to a lender
Make a down payment plan & budget
Get pre-qualified AND pre-approved
Searches & Showings
Communicate home buying wish list to your Realtor®
Realtor® searches and finds properties that match your criteria
View properties with your Realtor®
Offers & Negotiations
Realtor® writes initial offer and reviews contract with you
Seller offers counter proposal, Realtor® negotiates on your behalf
Offer gets accepted and contract signed by buyer and seller
Pre-Closing & Closing
Realtor® helps you meet all deadlines (title commitment, inspection, appraisal, etc)
Presentation of buyer funds and final walkthrough
Closing and then moving in!
Tips For First Time Home Buyers
89% of home buyers use a Realtor®
Remember: A buyer’s agent is free. Commission is negotiated long before a house is put on the market; by not using a Realtor® there is no one looking out for your best interest.
Top 5 Tips for First Time Home Buyers
- Communicate with your Realtor®
- Show what you can afford
- Know when to negotiate
- Don’t skip the inspection
- Be ready to act quickly
Most important factors to consider when purchasing a home: