Buying A Home

Home Buying Process

Preparing to buy a home can be a stressful time, until you realize that there is a proven process to carry you all the way to move-in. If you take the steps of the home buying process in sequence, you will feel more confident every step of the way.



Find out how much home you can really afford.

Make a list of essential home characteristics.

Find a Realtor® and an Attorney.


Search and Selection

Find an online real estate search engine you like.

Visit homes with your Realtor®

Narrow your search, refine your criteria.

Obtain a mortgage pre-approval letter.

Prepare your application for a mortgage.

Preview home inspectors.



Review property condition disclosures prior to making an offer.

Research comparable homes.

Make your offer attractive to the seller.

Make sure your offer clearly states the contingencies.

Be ready for several rounds of negotiation.

Reach agreement with sellers.


Contracts & Inspections

Hire a home inspector(s) to make sure the house is a sound investment.

Property Condition Disclosures.

Title search.

Contract of Sale.



Financing & Closing

Launch your formal mortgage application process.

Mortgage contingency.

Protect your credit score until the purchase is finalized.

Budget for closing costs.

The closing process.

Final walk-through.

Mortgage & Finance

BHGRE Shore & Country Properties understands that relocating to a new city, state or country is inherently stressful and often filled with confusing challenges and misinformation. We consider it an honor and a privilege to assist transferees and their families to make a smooth and efficient transition to the new homes and new lives.

Fairfield County Connecticut hosts many international corporations that move people around the globe for professional development and to support restructuring mandates for these companies. It is critical for new employees to complete their move-in and establish equilibrium effectively and quickly.

Moving Countdown

At BHGRE Shore & Country Properties, our Realtors® have invested many years helping clients to plan and accomplish their moves with the least possible stress. We compiled this list of moving of tips to help you on your way. If you have any questions, please ask your BHGRE Shore & Country Properties Agent.

Investor Information

Many people dream of owning real estate as an investment, and for good reason. Over the long term, real estate values appreciate more reliably than other types of investment and hold their value for a long time. Real estate investments will generally be classified as residential or commercial.

Our agents in Connecticut have sold tens of millions of dollars in commercial real estate over the past twelve years including hundreds of multifamily units, mixed-use downtown buildings, restaurants, contractor lots, warehouses, and land ready for development.

Loading Contact Me...