BUY BETTER

With The Better Co. Team

The Better Co. team provides an industry-leading buying experience that will help you find more than a roof over your head. We'll find your perfect home, where life unfolds and memories are made, all while helping you build the right financial foundation for your future.

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BUYING A HOME:

STEP-BY-STEP WITH THE BETTER CO

STEP ONE

Partner With Bethany & the Better Co. Team

  • See What's Available on the Market 

  • Gain Access to Off-Market Properties

  • Absorb Local Insights

  • Review Market Averages

  • Complete Needs Assessment

STEP TWO

Get Pre-Approved For a Loan

  • Set Your Price Range

  • Determine Your Monthly Mortgage
    Payment

  • Calculate Your Debt-to-Income Ratio

  • Obtain a Pre-Approval Letter

  • Prepare For Escrow

STEP THREE

Find Your New Home

  • Compare Home & Neighborhood Averages

  • Narrow Down Your Ideal Neighborhood 

  • Favorite Your Top Homes & Save Them To Collections 

  • Nix Homes That Don't Meet the Mark

  • Schedule Home Tours & Plan An Itinerary With Bethany

  • Decide on Your Dream Home

STEP FOUR

Negotiations & Terms

  • Review contract terms and time limit for offer

  • Negotiate purchase price

  • Prepare for down payment, earnest money

  • Choose a target closing date

  • Sign the offer

STEP FIVE

Under Contract

  • Request a List of What Comes With The Property

  • Schedule Home Inspection & Negotiate Repairs

  • Acquire a Property Disclosure From The Seller

  • Order An Appraisal

  • Neutralize Contingencies

  • Input Contingencies Specific To Your Area

  • Schedule Closing

  • Solidify Contract Effective Dates

  • Solidify Allowable Move-In Dates

STEP SIX

Closing Time

  • Confirm All Contingencies Are Resolved

  • Schedule Final Property Walk-Through

  • Sign Closing Disclosure, Promissory Note & Other Documentation

  • Take Possession of Property Keys

  • Congratulations, It's All Yours! 

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Schedule a virtual appointment with the Better Co. to learn what you're looking for. We'll create a personalized plan for you, host virtual tours, zoom video calls and a variety of other creative options to find the home you love! We'll even deliver the keys!