Home-Buying ClassPresented by Brian Morales and Steve PolitoMeet Brian & SteveBrian MoralesRedfin Agent
Born and raised in Orange County, I have spent the last 10+ years crafting my knowledge and expertise in the local real estate market.
Steve PolitoRedfin Agent27 Redfin buyers & sellers4.9 star rating (26 reviews)
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On Your SideRedfin Agents are paid based on your satisfaction, not commission, so your interests always come first.Smarter & FasterMove quickly and confidently with our easy online tools and the most complete and accurate home sales data available.You Get MoreGet full service and better results while saving thousands in fees.100% Team SupportYoull work with a team of real estate pros, so theres always someone ready to help. AgendaLocal Real Estate TrendsHome-Buying ProcessRecapConclusion
#1.Local Real Estate TrendsIrvine Real Estate OverviewMedian List Price$849KMedian List $/Sq. Ft.$443Median Sale Price$730KMedian Sale $/Sq. Ft.$411Median Sale/List98.0%Average Number of Offers3.2Average Down Payment21.0%Number of Homes Sold471Calculated using the last 90 daysI know you wanted to use a screen shot here, butthat design is changing so filling in the numbers might be easier in the long run. Not all of this data might make it to the new Local Pages. So, you can edit as needed.
[REQUIRED Updated every time]Agents should use this slide to talk about what theyre seeing on the streetTell some stories!
6Trending: Bidding Wars
Foreclosures & Short Sales
#2. Home-Buying Process
Before You BuyRent vs. ownLength of ownershipLife changes (family, job)Personal financesOverview of the Home-Buying Process1. Research2. Search for Homes3. Finance Your Home4. Make Your Offer5. Closing Process
1. ResearchHome wish listLocation & neighborhoodsMortgage loans & pre-approvalReal estate agents & reviews
2. Search for HomesCreate a wish list for home featuresCheck out open housesSee homes in person on home toursSave searches on Redfin and get notifications on the Redfin app & email
See Homes in Person
213. Finance Your HomeReview your financesCheck your credit scoreFind the right loanGet pre-approved
Latest Mortgage RatesType of LoanMarch 27th, 2015February 19th, 201530-Year Fixed3.69%3.76%15-Year Fixed2.97%3.05%5/1 ARM2.92%2.97%1-Year ARM2.46%2.45%http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/17Break!Brian Moralesbrian.firstname.lastname@example.orgSteve Politosteve.email@example.com
4. Make Your OfferPricing & comparablesCommon contingenciesNegotiationsMutual acceptance
5. Closing ProcessInspection AppraisalFinancing & approvalTitleClosing!
The Closing Process
Success! The seller has agreed with your price and terms. Youve achieved mutual acceptance.Deposit your earnest money to prove youre serious about the offer.The seller will disclose any known problems with the property.The homes owner history and title for liens, encroachments, and easements is reviewed.Schedule a professional home inspection. Your agent will have recom-mendations.Select your lender and submit your loan within three days of mutual acceptance.Take your final walkthrough to look for any issues since the inspection.Sign all of the paperwork at your signing appointment.Get your keys, take possession, and start moving!Receive your Redfin commission refund.Complete the Redfin survey for your agent.Home Inspection
Congratulations,You bought a home!
OPTION 123#3. RecapHome Buying Timeline
#4. ConclusionSo, What Now?
Make sure its the right time to buy for you.Find an agent & get pre-approved for a loan.Search for homes on Redfin.com & mobile app.See homes in person & make an offer.Buy a home!Get More From RedfinExplore our online tools, including a home affordability calculator to find out how much you can afford, and the home value tool to see how much a home is worth.
Take Redfin with you: Download the Redfin app for iPhone, iPad, and Android.
Claim your home on Redfin and receive monthly home reports.
Sell your home: Work with a Redfin Agent to sell your home and get free professional photography and online marketing to all the right buyers for a 1.5% listing fee.
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