Lachance Team

Lachance Team

Purchasing a House in Sherwood Park

Buying a new home is certainly exciting, but it is can also be overwhelming. Trying to find the right property that meets all of your needs, going through the inspection process, dealing with the banks and trying to obtain a mortgage; buying a new home is certainly a whirlwind that is met with a lot of anticipation, questions and concerns. However, despite how trying the experience of buying a new home can be, once you find your dream house and jump over all of the hurdles, it is certainly a worthwhile experience.

If you have decided that you are interested in buying a home in Sherwood Park, but you would like some assistance through the entire process, you have come to the right place! Our team of licensed real estate agents is highly experienced and knows the Sherwood Park area like the backs of their hands. We will guide you through the entire process, from the house hunting to closure, and make sure that every step is as easy, enjoyable and as minimally overwhelming as possible. When you choose us for your Sherwood Park real estate needs, you can rest assured that your home buying experience will be a huge success.

Getting Started

The first step in buying a new hoe is to make sure you have a firm understanding of why it is that you want to buy. Is it because you want to stop paying rent and make an investment? Is it because you want to have a place that is actually your own? Are you looking to start the next chapter of your life and raise a family? Do you already have a family and they are growing and need more space? Are you an empty nester and the house you currently own is just too big for you?

Once you have determined why it is that you want to buy a new home, the next thing you should do is consider exactly what you are looking for. Make up a list of wants and needs. Prioritize your list. Things that are absolutely essential and either can’t be changed or aren’t easy to change would be considered needs, while things that would be nice to have, but that you could live without, or things that you could add on later, would be considered wants. For example, the neighborhood, the property, the number of levels, the number of bathrooms and bedrooms and the layout of the house would all be considered needs, while the décor of the kitchen, a fireplace and a bonus room would be considered wants.

Once you have determined what it is that you need and want in a home, our real estate agents will scour the area and look for the best homes to suit those needs and wants.

The Next Step

Once you have determined your wants and needs, the next step in the home buying process is to get pre-qualified for a home loan. We can help you with that, too. We can connect you reputable banks that have excellent track records and we can help guide you through the process of getting pre-qualified.

Finding Your Dream Home

Once you know what you are looking for in a home and you have been pre-qualified for a mortgage, the fun part beings: Searching for your dream home! Our real estate agents will scour the area and locate homes that will appeal to your needs and wants. We will take you on tours, walk you through the properties and answer any and all questions that you may have. Once you find the perfect home, we will assist you with putting in an offer and guide you through the entire purchase process until you have the keys in your hands.