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The Buying Process

The process begins in the discovering phase. In this phase, the discussions are centered on the clients’ goals, interests, household formation, career trajectory, and ultimately long-term plan. Later, the discussion focuses on preferences, market, and other contributing variables to curate a unique tailored experience that meet all the above expectations.

  • – Determine your needs and priorities
  • – Select agency relationship
  • – Establish a search criterion and a best course of action

  • – Sign up for a market alert
  • – Begin viewing properties
  • – Determine your preferences
  • – Continue searching and communicate until you find the perfect home

  • – Submit an offer to purchase the home to the seller’s agent
  • – Discuss and clarify proposed terms and conditions
  • – Negotiate offer including possible counteroffers
  • – Reach final agreement

  • – Open escrow; deposit your earnest money
  • – Receive escrow instructions and sign documents
  • – Receive preliminary title report
  • – Review inspections and disclosures
  • – Request any needed repairs
  • – Strategic removal of contingencies
  • – Final inspection and walk-through
  • – Secure loan funding/deposit your remaining funds into escrow
  • – Record deed of title
  • – Seller relocates; you take possession of the property

  • – Provide resources for new homeowner needs
  • – Home improvement and financial advice

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Whether it is buying or selling a property in Alamo, Oby Ali of the Common Real Estate Group can help you in every step of the way.

    Oby Ali Master of Business Administration, Finance Master of Applied Economics, Quantitative Analytics Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty 2023 Top Producer #1 by sides in Contra Costa County and Alameda County