Atlanta's Home Buying Process



This process is designed to assist you with the purchase of your new home. We assure you that it is our goal to provide you with the most professional and informative service. Click on the links below to view detailed articles that describe each stage of the "buyer experience."


Steps for Buying a Home


1) Find a Realtor You Can Trust


2) Analyze Your Needs in a Consultation


3) Obtain Lender Preapproval / Mortgage Information


4) Select Properties: View Properties with a McAlister Home Group Team Member


5) Make an Offer to Purchase


6) Negotiate with Seller / Preapproval Equals Credibility


7) Contract is Accepted / Earnest Money Deposit


8) Complete Mortgage Loan Application / Credit Report


9) Due Diligence / Home & Termite Inspection / Negotiate Any Inspection Items with Seller


10) Order Survey / Secure Homeowner's Insurance / Appraisal


11) Underwriting


12) Loan Approval


13) Closing Attorney / Certified Funds for Closing


14) Close on Your New Home


15) Move In!